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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality, China

Mar 3, 2026 at 7:33 pm
Max View in Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Shanghai, Shanghai Municipality
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 5:45 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:33 pm 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 10:23 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 37 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Shanghai

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

4:44 pm Tue, Mar 3Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 73°
5:45 pm Tue, Mar 3RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 82°
5:50 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
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 East for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction East 82°
7:04 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 92°
7:33 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 96°
8:02 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 100°
9:17 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-southeast 113°
10:23 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southeast 129°

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

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Shanghai

Eclipse Visibility From ShanghaiVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Dec 31, 2028–Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

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

Other eclipses visible in Shanghai

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