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October 28, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Durban, South Africa

Oct 28, 2023 at 10:14 pm
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Durban
Begins: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 8:01 pm
Maximum: Sat, Oct 28, 2023 at 10:14 pm 0.122 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Oct 29, 2023 at 12:26 am
Duration: 4 hours, 25 minutes
Location

October 28–29, 2023 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Durban

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:01 pm Sat, Oct 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 57°
22.2°
9:35 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Northeast 38°
36.6°
10:14 pm Sat, Oct 28
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction North-northeast 27°
40.9°
10:52 pm Sat, Oct 28
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North-northeast 15°
43.8°
12:26 am Sun, Oct 29
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction North-northwest 345°
43.6°

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 partial lunar eclipse, the Earth's shadow covers only parts of the Moon, as seen from Durban. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event. The Earth's shadow covers only a small portion of the Moon.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Durban

Eclipse Visibility From DurbanVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/East Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, 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
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Feb 17, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/East Africa, South in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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

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