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December 31, 2028 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, Sri Lanka (Kotte)

Dec 31, 2028 at 10:22 pm
Max View in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
Begins: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 7:33 pm
Maximum: Sun, Dec 31, 2028 at 10:22 pm 1.246 Magnitude
Ends: Mon, Jan 1, 2029 at 1:10 am
Duration: 5 hours, 36 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


December 31, 2028–January 1, 2029 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

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

7:33 pm Sun, Dec 31
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East-northeast 67°
8:37 pm Sun, Dec 31
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East-northeast 65°
9:46 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-northeast 60°
10:22 pm Sun, Dec 31
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Northeast 55°
10:57 pm Sun, Dec 31
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Northeast 46°
12:06 am Mon, Jan 1
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction North
1:10 am Mon, Jan 1
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Northwest 324°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte

Eclipse Visibility From Sri Jayawardenepura KotteVisibility 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 Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte, or the path map image for global details.

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