Is this Total Lunar Eclipse visible in Washington DC? Regions seeing, at least, some parts of the eclipse: Much of Europe, Much of Asia, Much of Australia, Much of Africa, North America, South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Antarctica. Expand for some cities where at least part of the total eclipse is visible Casablanca, Morocco Dublin, Ireland Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Lima, Lima, Peru New York, New York, USA Buenos Aires, Argentina Chicago, Illinois, USA Guatemala City, Guatemala Detroit, Michigan, USA Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Honolulu, Hawaii, USA Caracas, Venezuela San Francisco, California, USA Montréal, Quebec, Canada São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Havana, Cuba Los Angeles, California, USA Washington DC, District of Columbia, USA Mexico City, Ciudad de México, Mexico Santiago, Chile Expand for some cities where partial eclipse is visible Berlin, Berlin, Germany Lagos, Nigeria Amsterdam, Netherlands Brussels, Brussels, Belgium Paris, Île-de-France, France London, England, United Kingdom Madrid, Spain Sydney, New South Wales, Australia Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Is this eclipse visible in Washington DC? Eclipse Map and Animation
The animation shows where this total lunar eclipse is visible during the night (dark “wave” slowly moving across the Earth's surface).
Shades of darkness Night, moon high up in sky. Moon between 12 and 18 degrees above horizon. Moon between 6 and 12 degrees above horizon. Make sure you have free line of sight. Moon between 0 and 6 degrees above horizon. May be hard to see due to brightness and line of sight. Day, moon and eclipse both not visible. Note: Twilight will affect the visibility of the eclipse, as well as weather. The entire eclipse is visible from start to end. The entire partial and total phases are visible. Misses part of penumbral phase. The entire total phase is visible. Misses part of partial & penumbral phases. Some of the total phase is visible. Misses part of total, partial & penumbral phases. Some of the partial phase is visible. Misses total phase and part of partial & penumbral phases. Some of the penumbral phase is visible. Misses total & partial phases. The eclipse is not visible at all. Note: Areas with lighter shadings left (West) of the center will experience the eclipse after moonrise/sunset. Areas with lighter shadings right (East) of the center will experience the eclipse until moonset/sunrise. Actual eclipse visibility depends on weather conditions and line of sight to the Moon. When the Eclipse Happens 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 begins Mar 14 at 03:57:24 Mar 13 at 11:57:24 pm Yes Partial Eclipse begins Mar 14 at 05:09:34 Mar 14 at 1:09:34 am Yes Full Eclipse begins Mar 14 at 06:26:00 Mar 14 at 2:26:00 am Yes Maximum Eclipse Mar 14 at 06:58:44 Mar 14 at 2:58:44 am Yes Full Eclipse ends Mar 14 at 07:31:23 Mar 14 at 3:31:23 am Yes Partial Eclipse ends Mar 14 at 08:47:48 Mar 14 at 4:47:48 am Yes Penumbral Eclipse ends Mar 14 at 10:00:03 Mar 14 at 6:00:03 am Yes
* The Moon is above the horizon during this eclipse, so with good weather conditions in Washington DC, the entire eclipse is visible.
Eclipse calculations usually accurate to a few seconds.
magnitude of the eclipse is 1.178.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.260.
The total duration of the eclipse is 6 hours, 3 minutes.
The total duration of the partial phases is 2 hours, 33 minutes.
The duration of the full eclipse is 1 hour, 5 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.
All eclipses 1900 — 2199
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season:
March 29, 2025 — Partial Solar Eclipse