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Eclipses in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am
Max View in Port of Spain
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Port of Spain
Began: Sun, May 15, 2022 at 9:32 pm
Maximum: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 12:11 am 1.413 Magnitude
Ended: Mon, May 16, 2022 at 2:50 am
Duration: 5 hours, 19 minutes
Location

May 15–16, 2022 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Port of Spain

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The animation shows what the eclipse approximately looked like in Port of Spain. Stages and times of the eclipse are outlined below. All times were local time (AST) for Port of Spain.

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
9:32 pm Sun, May 15
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction Southeast 129°
43.2°
10:27 pm Sun, May 15
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction Southeast 142°
52.4°
11:29 pm Sun, May 15
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southeast 165°
58.7°
12:11 am Mon, May 16
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction South 184°
59.4°
12:53 am Mon, May 16
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction South-southwest 202°
56.9°
1:55 am Mon, May 16
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 221°
48.8°
2:50 am Mon, May 16
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 232°
38.9°

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 was fully visible in Port of Spain. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the Moon turns red.


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Port of Spain

Eclipse Visibility From Port of SpainVisibility Worldwide
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, South/West Asia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
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
Oct 14, 2023 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse West in Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Oct 28, 2023 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, North/East South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, East in Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica

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

All eclipses 1900-2199