March 13–14, 2025 Total Lunar Eclipse (Blood Moon)
What This Lunar Eclipse Looks Like
Where to See the Eclipse
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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.
Eclipse Map and Animation
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.
The magnitude of the eclipse is 1.178.
The penumbral magnitude of the eclipse is 2.259.
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.
This is the first eclipse this season.
Second eclipse this season: March 29, 2025 — Partial Solar Eclipse
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Eclipses in 2025
- Mar 13–14, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse (this page)
- Mar 29, 2025 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Sep 7–8, 2025 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Sep 21, 2025 – Partial Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2019
- Jan 5 / Jan 6, 2019 – Partial Solar Eclipse
- Jan 20–21, 2019 — Total Lunar Eclipse
- Jul 2, 2019 – Total Solar Eclipse
- Jul 16–17, 2019 — Partial Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 11–12, 2019 — Mercury Transit
- Dec 26, 2019 – Annular Solar Eclipse
Eclipses in 2020
- Jan 10–11, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 5–6, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Jun 21, 2020 – Annular Solar Eclipse
- Jul 4–5, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Nov 29–30, 2020 — Penumbral Lunar Eclipse
- Dec 14, 2020 – Total Solar Eclipse