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November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan, Puerto Rico

Nov 8, 2022 at 6:21 am
Max View in San Juan
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in San Juan
Began: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 4:02 am
Maximum: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:21 am 1.066 Magnitude
Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 2022 at 6:29 am
Duration: 2 hours, 27 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


November 8, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — San Juan

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

4:02 am Tue, Nov 8
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 277°
5:09 am Tue, Nov 8
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 281°
6:16 am Tue, Nov 8
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West-northwest 286°
6:21 am Tue, Nov 8
Maximum in San Juan This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in San Juan. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in San Juan because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West-northwest 287°
6:29 am Tue, Nov 8SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West-northwest 287°
6:59 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 290°
7:41 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 294°
8:49 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 302°
9:56 am Tue, Nov 8Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 314°

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 was fully visible in San Juan. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in San Juan

Eclipse Visibility From San JuanVisibility Worldwide
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse

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

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