Mar 13, 1998 Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
What this lunar eclipse looks like
The animation shows approximately what the eclipse looks like from the night side of earth.
BETA: This is a temporary animation, it would look different in real life. We hope to fix that issue soon.
Click the 'play' button to view the animation. The pause button can also be used to temporarily suspend the animation.
Where to see the eclipse
Continents seeing at least some parts of the eclipse:
- West in Europe
- West in Asia
- West in Africa
- Parts of North America
- South America
Partial eclipse visible in:
- Moscow, Russia
- Cairo, Egypt
- London, England, United Kingdom
- New York, New York, U.S.A.
- Algiers, Algeria
- Brussels, Belgium
- Amsterdam, Netherlands
- Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
- Athens, Greece
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Berlin, Berlin, Germany
- Rome, Italy
- Bucharest, Romania
- Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A.
- Budapest, Hungary
- Madrid, Spain
- Caracas, Venezuela
- Casablanca, Morocco
- Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Paris, France
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 Seattle*||Visible in Seattle|
|Penumbral Eclipse begins||Mar 13 at 2:20 AM||Mar 12 at 6:20 PM||Yes|
|Maximum Eclipse||Mar 13 at 4:21 AM||Mar 12 at 8:21 PM||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ends||Mar 13 at 6:21 AM||Mar 12 at 10:21 PM||Yes|
* The Moon is over the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Seattle, the entire eclipse is visible.