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March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa, Kiribati

Mar 14, 2025 at 6:58 pm
Max View in Tarawa
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Tarawa
Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:37 pm
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:58 pm 1.178 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 10:00 pm
Duration: 3 hours, 23 minutes
Location

March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Tarawa

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
3:57 pm Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 84°
-39.4°
5:09 pm Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 86°
-22.0°
6:26 pm Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 87°
-3.2°
6:37 pm Fri, Mar 14RisingMoonrise 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 87°
-0.2°
6:58 pm Fri, Mar 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East.
Map direction East 87°
4.6°
7:31 pm Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 87°
12.4°
8:47 pm Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 88°
31.1°
10:00 pm Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 88°
48.8°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Tarawa

Eclipse Visibility From TarawaVisibility Worldwide
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
Oct 29, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, 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
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

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