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August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Zanzibar City, Tanzania

Aug 28, 2026 at 6:22 am
Near max in Zanzibar City
Global Event: Partial Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse, in Zanzibar City
Begins: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 4:23 am
Maximum: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:23 am 0.633 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Aug 28, 2026 at 6:25 am
Duration: 2 hours, 2 minutes
Location

August 28, 2026 — Partial Lunar Eclipse — Zanzibar City

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
4:23 am Fri, Aug 28
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West 262°
28.5°
5:33 am Fri, Aug 28
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West 261°
11.7°
6:23 am Fri, Aug 28
Maximum in Zanzibar City This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Zanzibar City. The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Zanzibar City because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Since the Moon is near the horizon at this time, we recommend going to a high point or finding an unobstructed area with free sight to West for the best view of the eclipse.
Map direction West 260°
0.2°
6:26 am Fri, Aug 28SettingMoonset Setting, but the combination of a very low moon and the total eclipse phase makes the Moon so dim before it sets, that it might disappear from view some time before it sets.Map direction West 260°
-0.2°
7:12 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 259°
-11.9°
8:51 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 254°
-35.2°
10:01 am Fri, Aug 28Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-southwest 248°
-51.1°

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 Zanzibar City. There are no other locations on Earth where the Moon appears completely covered during this event.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Zanzibar City

Eclipse Visibility From Zanzibar CityVisibility Worldwide
May 5, 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 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, South/West 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
Aug 28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica

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