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Flag for US Minor Outlying Islands October 8, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse

Wake Island: Total Lunar Eclipse

Began: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 8:15 PM

Maximum: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 at 10:54 PM

Ended: Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 1:33 AM

Duration: 5 hours, 18 minutes


October 8, 2014 – October 9, 2014 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in Wake Island. 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
9:14 PM Oct 810:54 PM Oct 812:34 AM Oct 9
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Local times for eclipse in Wake Island on Wednesday, October 8, 2014

EventTime in Wake IslandDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 8:15:35 PM93°East24.8°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 9:14:50 PM98°East38.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsOct 8 at 10:25:11 PM107°East-southeast54.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseOct 8 at 10:54:38 PM113°East-southeast60.7°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsOct 8 at 11:24:00 PM122°East-southeast66.8°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsOct 9 at 12:34:21 AM169°South76.9°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsOct 9 at 1:33:42 AM224°Southwest72.7°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for Wake Island (WAKT – Wake Time).

Eclipses visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility from Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
2010Jun 26 / Jun 27LunarPartial
2010Dec 21LunarTotal
2011Jun 16LunarPenumbral
2011Dec 10 / Dec 11LunarTotal
2012May 21SolarPartial
2012Jun 4 / Jun 5LunarPartial
2012Nov 29LunarPenumbral
2013Apr 26LunarPenumbral
2013May 10SolarPartial
2014Apr 15LunarTotal
2014Oct 8 / Oct 9LunarTotal
2015Apr 4 / Apr 5LunarTotal
2016Mar 9SolarPartial
2016Mar 23 / Mar 24LunarPenumbral
2016Sep 17LunarPenumbral
2017Aug 8LunarPartial
2018Jan 31 / Feb 1LunarTotal
2018Jul 28LunarPartial
2019Jan 6SolarPartial
2019Jan 21LunarPartial
2019Dec 26SolarPartial
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