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Flag for American Samoa January 30, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago, American Samoa

Max view in Pago Pago
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at 2:29 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Pago Pago: Total Lunar Eclipse

Begins: Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:51 PM

Maximum: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 2:29 AM

Ends: Wed, Jan 31, 2018 at 5:08 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 17 minutes


January 30, 2018 – January 31, 2018 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Pago Pago

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This total lunar eclipse is 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
12:48 AM Jan 312:29 AM Jan 314:11 AM Jan 31
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Local times for eclipse in Pago Pago on Wednesday, January 31, 2018

EventTime in Pago PagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsJan 30 at 11:51:13 PM17°North-northeast56.5°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 12:48:27 AM352°North57.7°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsJan 31 at 1:51:47 AM328°North-northwest52.7°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseJan 31 at 2:29:51 AM317°Northwest47.3°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsJan 31 at 3:07:51 AM309°Northwest40.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsJan 31 at 4:11:11 AM299°West-northwest28.5°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsJan 31 at 5:08:29 AM293°West-northwest16.5°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Pago Pago (SST – Samoa Standard Time).

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
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