Total lunar eclipse on april 15 2014 (United States)

total lunar eclipse april 15, 2014 (United States)
Note: This image is here for illustrative purposes and does not represent the actual eclipse on this date.

The Moon information shown here applies to Washington, District of Columbia, United States on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset10h38m
Distance to the center of the Sun150,100,841 km
Distance to the center of Earth387,604 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)100%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonLibra ♎

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on april 15, 2014 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in United States from which the eclipse could be visible (note that the following is a short list of some of the main cities, the eclipse may be visible from other cities not listed here). The date and local time of the event shown below.

CityEclipse visible?
Washington, District of ColumbiaYes
Seattle, WashingtonYes
Birmingham, AlabamaYes
Anchorage, AlaskaYes
Phoenix, ArizonaYes
Little Rock, ArkansasYes
Los Angeles, CaliforniaYes
Denver, ColoradoYes
Bridgeport, ConnecticutYes
Dover, DelawareYes
Jacksonville, FloridaYes
Atlanta, GeorgiaYes
Honolulu, HawaiiYes
Boise, IdahoYes
Chicago, IllinoisYes
Indianapolis, IndianaYes
Des Moines, IowaYes
Wichita, KansasYes
Louisville, KentuckyYes
New Orleans, LouisianaYes
Augusta, MaineYes
Baltimore, MarylandYes
Boston, MassachusettsYes
Detroit, MichiganYes
Minneapolis, MinnesotaYes
Jackson, MississippiYes
Kansas City, MissouriYes
Billings, MontanaYes
Omaha, NebraskaYes
Las Vegas, NevadaYes
Manchester, New HampshireYes
Newark, New JerseyYes
Albuquerque, New MexicoYes
New York, New YorkYes
Charlotte, North CarolinaYes
Fargo, North DakotaYes
Columbus, OhioYes
Oklahoma City, OklahomaYes
Portland, OregonYes
Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaYes
Providence, Rhode IslandYes
Columbia, South CarolinaYes
Sioux Falls, South DakotaYes
Memphis, TennesseeYes
Houston, TexasYes
Salt Lake City, UtahYes
Montpelier, VermontYes
Virginia Beach, VirginiaYes
Charleston, West VirginiaYes
Milwaukee, WisconsinYes
Cheyenne, WyomingYes

Information about this eclipse

total lunar eclipse This image shows the global map with two regions: the shaded region where you can not see the lunar eclipse, and the blank region, where it can be seen. The image details the type of eclipse, the magnitude of the penumbra and umbra, Saros series to which this eclipse belongs, among other data. The date and time displayed in this image are international date and time, therefore, they might not apply to your country. However, to know the date and exact time of total lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in United States

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the total lunar eclipse of april 15, 2014 in United States. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Event dateTypePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Penumbral eclipse ends
Washington, District of Columbia (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462806:38
Seattle, Washington (UTC -7)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%21:5400:463103:38
Birmingham, Alabama (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463705:38
Anchorage, Alaska (UTC -8)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%20:5423:461302:38
Phoenix, Arizona (UTC -7)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%21:5400:464603:38
Little Rock, Arkansas (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463906:38
Los Angeles, California (UTC -7)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%21:5400:464503:38
Denver, Colorado (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:463804:38
Bridgeport, Connecticut (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462406:38
Dover, Delaware (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462706:38
Jacksonville, Florida (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463706:38
Atlanta, Georgia (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463606:38
Honolulu, Hawaii (UTC -10)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%18:5421:463800:38
Boise, Idaho (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:463604:38
Chicago, Illinois (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463105:38
Indianapolis, Indiana (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463206:38
Des Moines, Iowa (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463305:38
Wichita, Kansas (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463805:38
Louisville, Kentucky (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463306:38
New Orleans, Louisiana (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:464205:38
Augusta, Maine (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462006:38
Baltimore, Maryland (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462706:38
Boston, Massachusetts (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462206:38
Detroit, Michigan (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462906:38
Minneapolis, Minnesota (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463005:38
Jackson, Mississippi (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:464005:38
Kansas City, Missouri (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463605:38
Billings, Montana (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:463304:38
Omaha, Nebraska (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463505:38
Las Vegas, Nevada (UTC -7)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%21:5400:464303:38
Manchester, New Hampshire (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462206:38
Newark, New Jersey (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462506:38
Albuquerque, New Mexico (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:464304:38
New York, New York (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462506:38
Charlotte, North Carolina (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463306:38
Fargo, North Dakota (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463005:38
Columbus, Ohio (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463006:38
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:464005:38
Portland, Oregon (UTC -7)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%21:5400:463303:38
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462606:38
Providence, Rhode Island (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462306:38
Columbia, South Carolina (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463406:38
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463305:38
Memphis, Tennessee (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463806:38
Houston, Texas (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:464505:38
Salt Lake City, Utah (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:463804:38
Montpelier, Vermont (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462206:38
Virginia Beach, Virginia (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:462906:38
Charleston, West Virginia (UTC -4)2014-04-15total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%00:5403:463106:38
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (UTC -5)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%23:5402:463005:38
Cheyenne, Wyoming (UTC -6)2014-04-14total lunar eclipse231.8%129.1%22:5401:463704:38

You can read the table above as follows: On april 15, 2014 in Washington, District of Columbia, America/New_York (UTC -4), an total lunar eclipse will start at 00:54, the maximum eclipse will occur at 03:46 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 28°; this event will come to an end at 06:38 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 2.318 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 1.291 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

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Content last updated on 2014-01-12