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March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati, Christmas Island, Kiribati

Mar 14, 2025 at 8:58 pm
Max View in Kiritimati, Christmas Island
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Kiritimati, Christmas Island
Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:35 pm
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 8:58 pm 1.178 Magnitude
Ends: Sat, Mar 15, 2025 at 12:00 midnight
Duration: 5 hours, 25 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 14–15, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kiritimati

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looks like in Kiritimati. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times are local time (LINT) for Kiritimati. This calculation uses a Delta T value of 69.3 seconds.

5:57 pm Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 86°
6:35 pm Fri, Mar 14RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 86°
7:09 pm Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 87°
8:26 pm Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 87°
8:58 pm Fri, Mar 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 88°
9:31 pm Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 88°
10:47 pm Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 88°
12:00 midnight Sat, Mar 15
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 89°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kiritimati

Eclipse Visibility From KiritimatiVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 9, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
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

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