Where the Eclipse Was Seen
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Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Europe, Asia, Much of Australia, Africa, Much of North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica.
Eclipse Map and Animation
When the Eclipse Happened Worldwide — Timeline
Lunar eclipses can be visible from everywhere on the night side of the Earth, if the sky is clear. From some places the entire eclipse will be visible, while in other areas the Moon will rise or set during the eclipse.
|Event||UTC Time||Time in Washington DC*||Visible in Washington DC|
|Penumbral Eclipse began||Oct 16 at 20:02:30||Oct 16 at 3:02:30 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Partial Eclipse began||Oct 16 at 21:14:07||Oct 16 at 4:14:07 pm||No, below the horizon|
|Maximum Eclipse||Oct 16 at 22:53:37||Oct 16 at 5:53:37 pm||Yes|
|Partial Eclipse ended||Oct 17 at 00:33:12||Oct 16 at 7:33:12 pm||Yes|
|Penumbral Eclipse ended||Oct 17 at 01:44:41||Oct 16 at 8:44:41 pm||Yes|
* The Moon was below the horizon in Washington DC some of the time, so that part of the eclipse was not visible.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 0.932.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 1.986.
The total duration of the eclipse is 5 hours, 42 minutes.
The duration of the partial eclipse is 3 hours, 19 minutes.
An Eclipse Never Comes Alone!
A solar eclipse always occurs about two weeks before or after a lunar eclipse.
Usually, there are two eclipses in a row, but other times, there are three during the same eclipse season.
This is the second eclipse this season.
First eclipse this season: October 1, 1921 — Total Solar Eclipse