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Eclipse visible in Pago Pago – May 15, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.

This is an approximate representation. The eclipse and moon will look slightly different in real life.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Pago Pago, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

More about the May 16, 2022 Total Lunar Eclipse

Local times for eclipse in Pago Pago on Sunday, May 15, 2022

Click on the Sun/Moon symbol in the “Looks like” column to see what the eclipse looks like during the different phases of the event.

EventTime in Pago PagoDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 2:34 PM132°Southeast42.5° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Partial Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 3:32 PM123°East-southeast31.7° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse beginsMay 15 at 4:31 PM116°East-southeast19.8° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximum EclipseMay 15 at 5:12 PM113°East-southeast11.1° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Total Eclipse endsMay 15 at 5:53 PM110°East-southeast1.2° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
MoonriseMay 15 at 6:00 PM110°East-southeast0.0° belowNot directly visibleBelow horizon
Maximal Eclipse visible in Pago PagoMay 15 at 6:03 PM110°East-southeast0.5° Eclipse as seen from earthThe maximum part of the eclipse occurs when the Moon is close under the horizon. The best time to view the eclipse in Pago Pago would be around this time.
Moon near horizon, must have completely free sight or higher up than the surroundings.
Partial Eclipse endsMay 15 at 6:52 PM108°East-southeast10.9° Eclipse as seen from earthPartial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsMay 15 at 7:50 PM106°East-southeast23.9° Eclipse as seen from earthThe Earth's penumbra ends.

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.

Times are local for Pago Pago (SST - Samoa Standard Time).

Other eclipses visible in Pago Pago

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EclipseType at maxVisibility in
Pago Pago
Looks like in
Pago Pago
Path of the eclipse
Aug 7, 2017LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 30 / Jan 31, 2018LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 27, 2018LunarTotalPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Jan 20, 2019LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 2, 2019SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Jul 4, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 29 / Nov 30, 2020LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
May 25 / May 26, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 18 / Nov 19, 2021LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 15, 2022LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Nov 7 / Nov 8, 2022LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Apr 19, 2023SolarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
May 5, 2023LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 24, 2024LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth
Oct 2, 2024SolarAnnularPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 13, 2025LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 7, 2025LunarTotalPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Sep 21, 2025SolarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Mar 2 / Mar 3, 2026LunarTotalTotalEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 27, 2026LunarPartialPartialEclipse as seen from earth
Aug 16, 2027LunarPenumbralPenumbralEclipse as seen from earth

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