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December 21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kurunegala, Sri Lanka

Dec 21, 2029 at 4:12 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Kurunegala
Begins: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 1:12 am
Maximum: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 4:12 am 1.117 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Dec 21, 2029 at 6:23 am
Duration: 5 hours, 10 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


December 21, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Kurunegala

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

1:12 am Fri, Dec 21
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Northwest 313°
2:25 am Fri, Dec 21
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-northwest 298°
3:45 am Fri, Dec 21
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction West-northwest 293°
4:12 am Fri, Dec 21
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction West-northwest 292°
4:38 am Fri, Dec 21
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-northwest 291°
5:58 am Fri, Dec 21
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West-northwest.
Map direction West-northwest 292°
6:23 am Fri, Dec 21SettingMoonset SettingMap direction West-northwest 293°
7:11 am Fri, Dec 21Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 295°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Kurunegala

Eclipse Visibility From KurunegalaVisibility Worldwide
Sep 7–8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Feb 21, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Aug 2, 2027 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse
Jul 6–7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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

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