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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

Mar 3, 2026 at 6:35 am
Near max in St. John's
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:14 am
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:35 am 0.232 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 6:38 am
Duration: 1 hour, 24 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — St. John's

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in St. John's. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (NST) for St. John's.

5:14 am Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 265°
6:20 am Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 276°
6:35 am Tue, Mar 3
Maximum in St. John's This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in St. John's. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in St. John's because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West 279°
6:38 am Tue, Mar 3SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West 279°
7:34 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 289°
8:03 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 295°
8:32 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 301°
9:47 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 317°
10:53 am Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction North-northwest 334°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in St. John's, but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in St. John's

Eclipse Visibility From St. John'sVisibility Worldwide
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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

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