May 14, 1938 Total Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
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Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- South/East Asia
- West in Africa
- South/West North America
- Much of South America
- Indian Ocean
Total eclipse visible in:
Locations being able to see at least parts of the Total part.
- Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.
- São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
- Guatemala, Guatemala
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Havana, Cuba
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A.
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
- Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
- Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
- Santiago, Chile
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
- Caracas, Venezuela
Partial eclipse visible in:
When the eclipse happens worldwideLunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed might be a minute or two off actual times.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||May 14 at 5:47 AM||May 14 at 1:47 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse begins||May 14 at 6:58 AM||May 14 at 2:58 AM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse begins||May 14 at 8:21 AM||May 14 at 4:21 AM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||May 14 at 8:43 AM||May 14 at 4:43 AM||Yes|
|Full Eclipse ends||May 14 at 9:05 AM||May 14 at 5:05 AM||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ends||May 14 at 10:28 AM||May 14 at 6:28 AM||No, below horizon|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||May 14 at 11:39 AM||May 14 at 7:39 AM||No, below horizon|
* The Moon is below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse is not visible.