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September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Durban, South Africa

Sep 7, 2025 at 8:11 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Durban
Begins: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 5:34 pm
Maximum: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 8:11 pm 1.362 Magnitude
Ends: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 10:55 pm
Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes
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September 7, 2025 — Total 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
5:28 pm Sun, Sep 7Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse begins Below horizonMap direction East 98°
-1.2°
5:34 pm Sun, Sep 7RisingMoonrise RisingMap direction East 97°
-0.2°
6:27 pm Sun, Sep 7
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 91°
10.2°
7:30 pm Sun, Sep 7
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East 82°
23.4°
8:11 pm Sun, Sep 7
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-northeast 77°
31.8°
8:52 pm Sun, Sep 7
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction East-northeast 70°
40.0°
9:56 pm Sun, Sep 7
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 55°
51.9°
10:55 pm Sun, Sep 7
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northeast 34°
60.6°

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


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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