or Total Lunar Eclipse "Blood Moon", is on April 4, 2015 and will be visible in most of North America, South America, Asia and parts of Australia. The Moon will be totally eclipsed (totality) for about 5 minutes. From beginning to end, it will last for 3 hours and 29 mins. This is the third eclipse in the 2014–2015 tetrad. Was this Total Lunar Eclipse visible in Washington DC? Where the Eclipse Was Seen Regions seeing at least some parts of the eclipse: Much of Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica. Expand for cities where at least part of the total eclipse was visible Bangkok, Thailand Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A. Seoul, South Korea Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico Singapore, Singapore Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hong Kong, Hong Kong Yangon, Myanmar Taipei, Taiwan San Francisco, California, U.S.A. Manila, Philippines Beijing, Beijing Municipality, China Hanoi, Vietnam Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Tokyo, Japan Jakarta, Jakarta Special Capital Region, Indonesia Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. Expand cities where partial eclipse was visible Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Buenos Aires, Argentina Caracas, Venezuela Montreal, Quebec, Canada New York, New York, U.S.A. Washington DC, District of Columbia, U.S.A. Santiago, Chile Toronto, Ontario, Canada Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A. Lima, Lima, Peru Havana, Cuba Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Guatemala, Guatemala Dhaka, Bangladesh Kolkata, West Bengal, India New Delhi, Delhi, India Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Was this eclipse visible in Washington DC?
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The animation shows where this total lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).
Shades of darkness Night, moon high up in sky. Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon. Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight. Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight. Day, moon and eclipse both not visible. Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather. Entire eclipse was visible from start to end Entire partial and total phases were visible. Missed part of penumbral phase. Entire total phase was visible. Missed part of partial & penumbral phases. Some of the total phase was visible. Missed part of total, partial & penumbral phases. Some of the partial phase was visible. Missed total phase and part of partial & penumbral phases. Some of the penumbral phase was visible. Missed total & partial phases. Eclipse was not visible at all. Note: Areas with lighter shadings left (West) of the center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Areas with lighter shadings right (East) of the center will experience the eclipse until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon. When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide
Lunar eclipses look approximately the same all over the world and happen at the same time.
The times displayed are accurate to around 2-3 seconds.
Event UTC Time Time in Washington DC* Visible in Washington DC Penumbral Eclipse began Apr 4 at 9:01:28 AM Apr 4 at 5:01:28 AM Yes Partial Eclipse began Apr 4 at 10:15:48 AM Apr 4 at 6:15:48 AM Yes Full Eclipse began Apr 4 at 11:57:58 AM Apr 4 at 7:57:58 AM No, below horizon Maximum Eclipse Apr 4 at 12:00:17 PM Apr 4 at 8:00:17 AM No, below horizon Full Eclipse ended Apr 4 at 12:02:37 PM Apr 4 at 8:02:37 AM No, below horizon Partial Eclipse ended Apr 4 at 1:44:48 PM Apr 4 at 9:44:48 AM No, below horizon Penumbral Eclipse ended Apr 4 at 2:59:02 PM Apr 4 at 10:59:02 AM No, below horizon
* The Moon was below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse was not visible.
magnitude of the eclipse is 1.001.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 58 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 3 hours, 24 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 5 minutes.
Next Total Lunar Eclipse will be on Sep 28, 2015.