Total lunar eclipse on october 8 2014 (United States)

total lunar eclipse october 8, 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 Wednesday, October 8, 2014. (Local time America/New York)

Moonrise to moonset11h38m
Distance to the center of the Sun149,460,373 km
Distance to the center of Earth369,388 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)99.9%
Lunar phasewaxing
Current zodiac sign the MoonPisces ♓

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on october 8, 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, ConnecticutNo
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, MaineNo
Baltimore, MarylandYes
Boston, MassachusettsNo
Detroit, MichiganYes
Minneapolis, MinnesotaYes
Jackson, MississippiYes
Kansas City, MissouriYes
Billings, MontanaYes
Omaha, NebraskaYes
Las Vegas, NevadaYes
Manchester, New HampshireNo
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 IslandNo
Columbia, South CarolinaYes
Sioux Falls, South DakotaYes
Memphis, TennesseeYes
Houston, TexasYes
Salt Lake City, UtahYes
Montpelier, VermontNo
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 october 8, 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)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550309:34
Seattle, Washington (UTC -7)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%01:1603:553306:34
Birmingham, Alabama (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551108:34
Anchorage, Alaska (UTC -8)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%00:1602:553305:34
Phoenix, Arizona (UTC -7)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%01:1603:553206:34
Little Rock, Arkansas (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:551509:34
Los Angeles, California (UTC -7)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%01:1603:553706:34
Denver, Colorado (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:552507:34
Dover, Delaware (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550209:34
Jacksonville, Florida (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550609:34
Atlanta, Georgia (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550909:34
Honolulu, Hawaii (UTC -10)2014-10-07total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%22:1600:557203:34
Boise, Idaho (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:553107:34
Chicago, Illinois (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551108:34
Indianapolis, Indiana (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:551009:34
Des Moines, Iowa (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551608:34
Wichita, Kansas (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551908:34
Louisville, Kentucky (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:551009:34
New Orleans, Louisiana (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551308:34
Baltimore, Maryland (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550309:34
Detroit, Michigan (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550809:34
Minneapolis, Minnesota (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551508:34
Jackson, Mississippi (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551408:34
Kansas City, Missouri (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551708:34
Billings, Montana (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:552507:34
Omaha, Nebraska (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551808:34
Las Vegas, Nevada (UTC -7)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%01:1603:553306:34
Newark, New Jersey (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550109:34
Albuquerque, New Mexico (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:552707:34
New York, New York (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550109:34
Charlotte, North Carolina (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550609:34
Fargo, North Dakota (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551708:34
Columbus, Ohio (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550809:34
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:552008:34
Portland, Oregon (UTC -7)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%01:1603:553406:34
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550209:34
Columbia, South Carolina (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550609:34
Sioux Falls, South Dakota (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551808:34
Memphis, Tennessee (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:551309:34
Houston, Texas (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551808:34
Salt Lake City, Utah (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:552907:34
Virginia Beach, Virginia (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550209:34
Charleston, West Virginia (UTC -4)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%04:1606:550709:34
Milwaukee, Wisconsin (UTC -5)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%03:1605:551108:34
Cheyenne, Wyoming (UTC -6)2014-10-08total lunar eclipse214.6%116.6%02:1604:552407:34

You can read the table above as follows: On october 08, 2014 in Washington, District of Columbia, America/New_York (UTC -4), an total lunar eclipse will start at 04:16, the maximum eclipse will occur at 06:55 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 03°; this event will come to an end at 09:34 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 2.146 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of 1.166 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

We must take into account the altitude of the moon, for example, in Washington, District of Columbia, due to the low altitude of the Moon (03 degrees) this lunar eclipse will not be very obvious.

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Content last updated on 2014-01-12