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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi, Congo Dem. Rep. (Bakwanga)

May 16, 2022 at 6:11 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Mbuji-Mayi
Began: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 3:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:30 am
Duration: 2 hours, 58 minutes
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May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Mbuji-Mayi

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Mbuji-Mayi. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (CAT) for Mbuji-Mayi.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 250°
39.8°
4:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 251°
27.0°
5:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 251°
13.1°
6:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 250°
3.6°
6:30 am Mon, May 16SettingMoonset 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-southwest 250°
-0.2°
6:53 am Mon, May 16Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 249°
-6.1°
7:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 246°
-19.6°
8:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 242°
-31.5°

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 was fully visible in Mbuji-Mayi. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Mbuji-Mayi

Eclipse Visibility From Mbuji-MayiVisibility Worldwide
Jan 10, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 21, 2020 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/East Europe, Asia, North in Australia, Africa, Pacific, Indian Ocean
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 14, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Feb 6, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Much of Africa, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Feb 20–21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Jan 12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, North/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jul 6, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 31, 2028 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 26, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 20–21, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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