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March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Laoise, Ireland (Portlaoise)

Mar 14, 2025 at 6:49 am
Near max in Port Laoise
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Port Laoise
Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 3:57 am
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:49 am 1.161 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:52 am
Duration: 2 hours, 55 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Laoise

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

3:57 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 238°
5:09 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 254°
6:26 am Fri, Mar 14
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 269°
6:49 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum in Port Laoise This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Port Laoise. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Port Laoise 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 273°
6:52 am Fri, Mar 14SettingMoonset 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 274°
6:58 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 275°
7:31 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 281°
8:47 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 297°
10:00 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 313°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Laoise

Eclipse Visibility From Port LaoiseVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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

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