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December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Makkah, Saudi Arabia (Mecca)

Dec 31, 2028 at 7:52 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Makkah
Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 5:40 pm
Maximum: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 7:52 pm 1.246 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 10:40 pm
Duration: 4 hours, 59 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Makkah

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

5:03 pm Sun, Dec 31Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East-northeast 61°
5:40 pm Sun, Dec 31RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East-northeast 64°
6:07 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to East-northeast.
Map direction East-northeast 66°
7:16 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 71°
7:52 pm Sun, Dec 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 74°
8:27 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 75°
9:36 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction East 79°
10:40 pm Sun, Dec 31
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction East 81°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Makkah

Eclipse Visibility From MakkahVisibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Total Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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

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