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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Palikir, Pohnpei, Micronesia

Mar 3, 2026 at 10:33 pm
Max View in Palikir, Pohnpei
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse in Palikir, Pohnpei
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 7:44 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 10:33 pm 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 1:23 am
Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 3–4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Palikir

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

7:44 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 84°
8:50 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 86°
10:04 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 88°
10:33 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East 89°
11:02 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 90°
12:17 am Wed, Mar 4
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 98°
1:23 am Wed, Mar 4
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West 263°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Palikir

Eclipse Visibility From PalikirVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse

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