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March 13, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alajuela, Costa Rica

Mar 14, 2025 at 12:58 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Alajuela
Begins: Thu, Mar 13, 2025 at 9:57 pm
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 12:58 am 1.178 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 4:00 am
Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes
Location

March 13–14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Alajuela

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:57 pm Thu, Mar 13
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 102°
62.9°
11:09 pm Thu, Mar 13
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 128°
78.9°
12:26 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southwest 234°
77.5°
12:58 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 248°
70.4°
1:31 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 255°
62.7°
2:47 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West 263°
44.4°
4:00 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 266°
27.0°

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 Alajuela. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Alajuela

Eclipse Visibility From AlajuelaVisibility Worldwide
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 24–25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199