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March 3, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island, US Minor Outlying Islands

Mar 3, 2026 at 11:33 pm
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Global Event: Total Lunar Eclipse
Local Type: Total Lunar Eclipse, in Wake Island
Begins: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 8:44 pm
Maximum: Tue, Mar 3, 2026 at 11:33 pm 1.150 Magnitude
Ends: Wed, Mar 4, 2026 at 2:23 am
Duration: 5 hours, 39 minutes

All times shown on this page are local time.


March 3–4, 2026 — Total Lunar Eclipse — Wake Island

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

8:44 pm Tue, Mar 3
Penumbral Eclipse begins The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.Map direction East 91°
9:50 pm Tue, Mar 3
Partial Eclipse begins Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.Map direction East 98°
11:04 pm Tue, Mar 3
Total Eclipse begins Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.Map direction East-southeast 109°
11:33 pm Tue, Mar 3
Maximum Eclipse Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.Map direction East-southeast 117°
12:02 am Wed, Mar 4
Total Eclipse ends Total moon eclipse ends.Map direction Southeast 128°
1:17 am Wed, Mar 4
Partial Eclipse ends Partial moon eclipse ends.Map direction South 190°
2:23 am Wed, Mar 4
Penumbral Eclipse ends The Earth's penumbra ends.Map direction Southwest 235°

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

Eclipses and Transits Visible in Wake Island

Eclipse Visibility From Wake IslandVisibility Worldwide
Mar 14, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Sep 8, 2025 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Mar 3–4, 2026 Total Lunar EclipseTotal Lunar Eclipse
Aug 17, 2027 Penumbral Lunar EclipsePenumbral Lunar Eclipse
Jul 7, 2028 Partial Lunar EclipsePartial Lunar Eclipse

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