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May 5, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

May 6, 2023 at 1:22 am
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Global Event: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse in Kuching, Sarawak
Began: Fri, May 5, 2023 at 11:14 pm
Maximum: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 1:22 am -0.046 Magnitude
Ended: Sat, May 6, 2023 at 3:31 am
Duration: 4 hours, 18 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.

Location

May 5–6, 2023 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse — Kuching

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:14 pm Fri, May 5
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 135°
63.5°
1:22 am Sat, May 6
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southwest 212°
67.3°
3:31 am Sat, May 6
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 243°
42.4°

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 Kuching

Eclipse Visibility From KuchingVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Jul 22, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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

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