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November 30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:42 pm
Max View in Kiritimati, Christmas Island
Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Kiritimati, Christmas Island
Began: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 9:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, Nov 30, 2020 at 11:42 pm -0.262 Magnitude
Ended: Tue, Dec 1, 2020 at 1:53 am
Duration: 4 hours, 21 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


November 30–December 1, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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

9:32 pm Mon, Nov 30
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 61°
11:42 pm Mon, Nov 30
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North-northeast 24°
1:53 am Tue, Dec 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northwest 312°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

During this penumbral lunar eclipse, the Earth's main shadow did not cover the Moon. As the Earth's shadow (umbra) misses the Moon during a penumbral lunar eclipse, there were no other locations on Earth where the Moon appeared partially or totally eclipsed during this event. A penumbral lunar eclipse can be a bit hard to see as the shadowed part is only a little bit fainter than the rest of the Moon.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Oct 3, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse
Mar 14–15, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Penumbral Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse

Note: Click on the date link for details in Kiritimati, or the path map image for global details.

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