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Eclipses in Douala, Cameroon

May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Douala
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:13 am
Duration: 3 hours, 41 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Douala

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Douala. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (WAT) for Douala.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 235°
47.8°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 242°
36.1°
4:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 247°
22.6°
5:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 248°
13.1°
5:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 250°
3.7°
6:13 am Mon, May 16SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 250°
-0.2°
6:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-10.3°
7:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-22.9°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Douala. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Douala

Eclipse Visibility From DoualaVisibility Worldwide
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Douala, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

All eclipses 1900-2199