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Nov 8, 2022 at 6:59 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Hong Kong
Begins: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 5:36 pm
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:59 pm 1.359 Magnitude
Ends: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 9:56 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 20 minutes
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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Hong Kong

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:02 pm Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 62°
-20.4°
5:09 pm Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 69°
-6.6°
5:36 pm Tue, Nov 8RisingMoonrise Rising, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase will make the moon so dim that it will be extremely difficult to view until moon gets higher in the sky or the total phase ends.Map direction East-northeast 72°
-0.2°
6:16 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 75°
8.0°
6:59 pm Tue, Nov 8
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 78°
17.3°
7:41 pm Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 81°
26.7°
8:49 pm Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 86°
42.0°
9:56 pm Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 92°
57.2°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Hong Kong

Eclipse Visibility From Hong KongVisibility Worldwide
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of 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 5–6, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

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