Home   Sun & Moon   Eclipses   Colombo, Sri Lanka
Flag for Sri Lanka

September 7, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sep 7, 2025 at 11:41 pm
Max View in Colombo
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Colombo
Begins: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 8:58 pm
Maximum: Sun, Sep 7, 2025 at 11:41 pm 1.362 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Sep 8, 2025 at 2:25 am
Duration: 5 hours, 27 minutes
Location

September 7–8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Colombo

Live Eclipse Animation will start at:
Live Eclipse Animation has ended.
You are using an outdated browser, to view the animation please update or switch to a modern browser. Alternatively you can view the old animation by clicking here.

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
8:58 pm Sun, Sep 7
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-southeast 105°
41.1°
9:57 pm Sun, Sep 7
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-southeast 112°
54.7°
11:00 pm Sun, Sep 7
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction Southeast 127°
68.4°
11:41 pm Sun, Sep 7
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South-southeast 152°
75.1°
12:22 am Mon, Sep 8
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 193°
76.7°
1:26 am Mon, Sep 8
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 236°
67.3°
2:25 am Mon, Sep 8
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 250°
54.6°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Colombo

Eclipse Visibility From ColomboVisibility Worldwide
Oct 25, 2022 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, South/West Asia, North/East Africa, Atlantic
Nov 8, 2022 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
May 5–6, 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 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, West in North America, East in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199