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Flag for American Samoa April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago, American Samoa

Max view in Pago Pago
Monday, April 14, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pago Pago: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 5:53 PM

Maximum: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 8:45 PM

Ended: Mon, Apr 14, 2014 at 11:37 PM

Duration: 5 hours, 44 minutes


April 14, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago

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Animation: How the Total Lunar Eclipse Looked

This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Pago Pago. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
6:58 PM Apr 148:45 PM Apr 1410:33 PM Apr 14
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Local times for eclipse in Pago Pago on Monday, April 14, 2014

EventTime in Pago PagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 5:53:39 PM101°East2.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseApr 14 at 6:09:08 PM100°East0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 6:58:21 PM97°East11.0°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsApr 14 at 8:06:48 PM94°East27.0°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseApr 14 at 8:45:40 PM92°East36.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsApr 14 at 9:24:35 PM90°East45.4°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsApr 14 at 10:33:04 PM85°East61.7°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsApr 14 at 11:37:36 PM74°East-northeast76.8°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pago Pago (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

This eclipse is in progress during moonrise or moonset, so only parts of the eclipse are visible in Pago Pago.

The animation's bottom edge represents an ideal, flat horizon, which is at the same altitude as the observer.

Eclipses visible in Pago Pago

Eclipse Visibility from Pago PagoVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 25 / Jun 26LunarPartial
2010Jul 11SolarPartial
2010Dec 20 / Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 15LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10LunarTotal
2012Jun 3 / Jun 4LunarPartial
2012Nov 13SolarPartial
2012Nov 28LunarPenumbral
2013May 9SolarPartial
2014Apr 14LunarTotal
2014Oct 7 / Oct 8LunarTotal
2015Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
2016Mar 22 / Mar 23LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 16LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 7LunarPartial
2018Jan 30 / Jan 31LunarTotal
2018Jul 27LunarPenumbral
2019Jan 20LunarPartial
2019Jul 2SolarPartial
Note: Click on the date link for details in Pago Pago, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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