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March 13, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Richmond, VA, USA

Mar 14, 2025 at 2:58 am
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Richmond
Begins: Thu, Mar 13, 2025 at 11:57 pm
Maximum: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 2:58 am 1.178 Magnitude
Ends: Fri, Mar 14, 2025 at 6:00 am
Duration: 6 hours, 3 minutes
Location

March 13–14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Richmond

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

TimePhaseEventDirectionAltitude
11:57 pm Thu, Mar 13
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction South-southeast 147°
51.0°
1:09 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction South 176°
55.0°
2:26 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction South-southwest 208°
51.4°
2:58 am Fri, Mar 14
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction Southwest 219°
47.8°
3:31 am Fri, Mar 14
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southwest 228°
43.2°
4:47 am Fri, Mar 14
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction West-southwest 245°
30.5°
6:00 am Fri, Mar 14
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction West-southwest 258°
17.0°

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


Eclipses and Transits Visible in Richmond

Eclipse Visibility From RichmondVisibility Worldwide
Jul 4–5, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse South/West Europe, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 30, 2020 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
May 26, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Much of Asia, Australia, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Jun 10, 2021 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Atlantic, Arctic
Nov 19, 2021 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
May 15–16, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Nov 8, 2022 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse North/East Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, 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, Much of South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 25, 2024 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Much of Europe, North/East Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Apr 8, 2024 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse West in Europe, North America, North in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Sep 17–18, 2024 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica
Mar 29, 2025 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse Europe, North in Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, North in South America, Atlantic, Arctic
Mar 3, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse East in Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 12, 2026 Partial Solar EclipseTotal Solar Eclipse Europe, North in Asia, North/West Africa, Much of North America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic
Aug 27–28, 2026 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Feb 20, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse West in Europe, North in Asia, Much of Australia, North/West Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Antarctica
Jan 11–12, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse Europe, North/West Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic
Jan 26, 2028 Partial Solar EclipseAnnular Solar Eclipse South/West Europe, North/West Africa, South/East North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jan 14, 2029 Partial Solar EclipsePartial Solar Eclipse North America, Pacific, Atlantic
Jun 25–26, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, West in Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Antarctica
Dec 20, 2029 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse Europe, Asia, North/West Australia, Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic

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