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March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lerwick (Shetland Islands), Scotland, United Kingdom

Mar 14, 2025 at 6:20 am
Max View in Lerwick (Shetland Islands), Scotland
Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Partial Lunar Eclipse in Lerwick (Shetland Islands), Scotland
Begins: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 3:57 am
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:20 am 0.942 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:32 am
Duration: 2 hours, 35 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

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

3:57 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction West-southwest 242°
5:09 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction West-southwest 258°
6:20 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) This is the moment when the eclipse reaches its greatest magnitude while the entire Moon is above the horizon in Lerwick (Shetland Islands). The true maximum point of this eclipse cannot be seen in Lerwick (Shetland Islands) because the Moon is below the horizon at that time.
Moon close to horizon, recommend going to a high point.
Map direction West 272°
6:26 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
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.
Additionally, the eclipsed moon combined with dimming near horizon might make the Moon very hard or impossible to see.
Map direction West 274°
6:32 am Fri, Mar 14SettingMoonset 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 275°
6:58 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleMaximum Eclipse Below horizonMap direction West 280°
7:31 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visibleTotal Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction West-northwest 287°
8:47 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePartial Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 304°
10:00 am Fri, Mar 14Not directly visiblePenumbral Eclipse ends Below horizonMap direction Northwest 321°

The curvature of the shadow's path and the apparent rotation of the Moon's disk is due to the Earth's rotation.

The total phase of this lunar eclipse is not visible in Lerwick (Shetland Islands), but it can be observed there as a partial lunar eclipse. The Earth's shadow covers a large portion of the Moon, so this is still a nice sight.

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

Eclipse Visibility From Lerwick (Shetland Islands)Visibility Worldwide
Sep 18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse
Mar 14, 2025 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse
Sep 7, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse

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