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September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Suva, Fiji

Sep 8, 2025 at 6:08 am
Near max in Suva
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Suva
Begins: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 3:28 am
Maximum: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 6:09 am 1.360 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 6:11 am
Duration: 2 hours, 44 minutes
Location

September 8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Suva

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:28 am Mon, Sep 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 275°
37.1°
4:27 am Mon, Sep 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 271°
23.5°
5:30 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 266°
8.8°
6:09 am Mon, Sep 8
Maximum in Suva This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Suva. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Suva 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 263°
0.2°
6:11 am Mon, Sep 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
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.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West 263°
-0.2°
6:11 am Mon, Sep 8SettingMoonset 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 263°
-0.2°
6:52 am Mon, Sep 8Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 260°
-10.2°
7:56 am Mon, Sep 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 255°
-24.5°
8:55 am Mon, Sep 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 248°
-37.4°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Suva

Eclipse Visibility From SuvaVisibility Worldwide
Jan 11, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Much of North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 6, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26–27, 2021 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 19–20, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 16, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8–9, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 20, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South/East Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Mar 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
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South in North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 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
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 22, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse South in Australia, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 28, 2026 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, North in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jul 7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, South/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jul 22, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse South in Asia, Australia, Pacific, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jan 1, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North/West North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jun 26, 2029 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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