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September 18, 2024 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Durban, South Africa

Sep 18, 2024 at 4:44 am
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Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Durban
Begins: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 2:41 am
Maximum: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 4:44 am 0.085 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Sep 18, 2024 at 5:58 am
Duration: 3 hours, 18 minutes
Location

September 18, 2024 — 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
2:41 am Wed, Sep 18
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-northwest 294°
40.4°
4:12 am Wed, Sep 18
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 280°
21.6°
4:44 am Wed, Sep 18
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West 276°
15.0°
5:15 am Wed, Sep 18
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Map direction West 272°
8.4°
5:58 am Wed, Sep 18SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West 267°
-0.2°
6:47 am Wed, Sep 18Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West 261°
-11.1°

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 Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Oct 28–29, 2023 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of 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 in 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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