March 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
The penumbral lunar eclipse will be visible from most parts of Asia, Australia, North America, and South America.
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.
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||Mar 23 at 09:39:31||Mar 23 at 5:39:31 am||Yes|
|Maximum eclipse||Mar 23 at 11:47:14||Mar 23 at 7:47:14 am||No, below the horizon|
|Penumbral eclipse ended||Mar 23 at 13:54:53||Mar 23 at 9:54:53 am||No, below the horizon|
* The Moon was below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse was not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is -0.312.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 0.775
The total duration of the eclipse is 4 hours, 15 minutes.
Eclipses in Your City
Eclipses during year 2016
- Mar 8 / Mar 9, 2016 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Mar 23, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- May 9 / May 10, 2016 — Mercury Transit
- Aug 18, 2016 — Almost Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 1, 2016 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Sep 16 / Sep 17, 2016 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Eclipses during year 2017
- Feb 10 / Feb 11, 2017 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Feb 26, 2017 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Aug 7 / Aug 8, 2017 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Aug 21, 2017 – Total Solar Eclipse