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Eclipses in Port Harcourt, Nigeria

May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am
Max View in Port Harcourt
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Port Harcourt
Begins: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:32 am
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 5:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 6:23 am
Duration: 3 hours, 51 minutes
Location

May 16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port Harcourt

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
2:32 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southwest 232°
49.5°
3:27 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 240°
38.1°
4:29 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-southwest 246°
24.8°
5:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-southwest 248°
15.4°
5:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-southwest.
Map direction West-southwest 249°
5.9°
6:23 am Mon, May 16SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-southwest 250°
-0.2°
6:55 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-8.1°
7:50 am Mon, May 16Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 250°
-20.6°

This total lunar eclipse is fully visible in Port Harcourt. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port Harcourt

Eclipse Visibility From Port HarcourtVisibility Worldwide
May 16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

Note: Click on the date link for details in Port Harcourt, or the path map image for global details. Currently shown eclipse is highlighted.

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