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Penumbral lunar eclipse on May 6 2023 (Japan)

penumbral lunar eclipse May 6, 2023 (Japan)
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 Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, May 6, 2023. (Local time Asia/Tokyo)

Moonrise to moonset13h52m
Distance to the center of the Sun150,903,524 km
Distance to the center of Earth383,169 km
Moon ilumination (at midnight)100%
Lunar phasefull moon
Current zodiac sign the MoonAries ♈
Moon age (days past new moon)14.7

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According to international time UTC, a lunar eclipse will occur on May 6, 2023 which will be visible in some parts of the world. The following shows the cities in Japan 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?Phase
TokyoYes Penumbral
AichiYes Penumbral
AkitaYes Penumbral
AomoriYes Penumbral
ChibaYes Penumbral
EhimeYes Penumbral
FukuiYes Penumbral
FukuokaYes Penumbral
FukushimaYes Penumbral
GifuYes Penumbral
GunmaYes Penumbral
HiroshimaYes Penumbral
HokkaidoYes Penumbral
HyogoYes Penumbral
IbarakiYes Penumbral
IshikawaYes Penumbral
IwateYes Penumbral
KagawaYes Penumbral
KagoshimaYes Penumbral
KanagawaYes Penumbral
KochiYes Penumbral
KumamotoYes Penumbral
KyotoYes Penumbral
MieYes Penumbral
MiyagiYes Penumbral
MiyazakiYes Penumbral
NaganoYes Penumbral
NagasakiYes Penumbral
NaraYes Penumbral
NiigataYes Penumbral
OitaYes Penumbral
OkayamaYes Penumbral
OkinawaYes Penumbral
OsakaYes Penumbral
SagaYes Penumbral
SaitamaYes Penumbral
ShigaYes Penumbral
ShimaneYes Penumbral
ShizuokaYes Penumbral
TochigiYes Penumbral
TokushimaYes Penumbral
TottoriYes Penumbral
ToyamaYes Penumbral
WakayamaYes Penumbral
YamagataYes Penumbral
YamaguchiYes Penumbral
YamanashiYes Penumbral

Information about this eclipse

penumbral 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 penumbral lunar eclipse in your country, you can see the table below. (Click on the image to enlarge it).

Eclipse schedule in Japan

The following table shows the schedule and phases of the penumbral lunar eclipse of May 6, 2023 in Japan. For each city we have assigned a time zone which is very precise and it takes into account Daylight Saving Time (if applicable).

Moon alt.: Excellent   Good   Low   Too low  

Event datePen. Mag.Umb. Mag.Penumbral eclipse beginsMoon alt.Partial eclipse beginsUmbral eclipse beginsMax. eclipse beginsMoon alt.Umbral eclipse endsPartial eclipse endsPenumbral eclipse endsMoon alt.
Tokyo (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2323--04:322
Aichi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2325--04:324
Akita (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1432--02:2320--04:320
Aomori (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1431--02:2319--04:32-1
Chiba (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2323--04:322
Ehime (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1439--02:2328--04:328
Fukui (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2325--04:324
Fukuoka (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1439--02:2330--04:3210
Fukushima (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1434--02:2321--04:321
Gifu (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2325--04:324
Gunma (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2323--04:322
Hiroshima (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2328--04:328
Hokkaido (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1428--02:2317--04:32-3
Hyogo (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:326
Ibaraki (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2322--04:321
Ishikawa (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2324--04:324
Iwate (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1432--02:2319--04:32-1
Kagawa (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2327--04:327
Kagoshima (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1441--02:2331--04:3211
Kanagawa (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2323--04:322
Kochi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1439--02:2328--04:328
Kumamoto (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1440--02:2330--04:3210
Kyoto (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:325
Mie (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:325
Miyagi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1433--02:2320--04:320
Miyazaki (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1441--02:2331--04:3210
Nagano (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2323--04:323
Nagasaki (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1440--02:2331--04:3211
Nara (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:325
Niigata (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1434--02:2322--04:322
Oita (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1439--02:2329--04:329
Okayama (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2327--04:327
Okinawa (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1446--02:2337--04:3216
Osaka (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:326
Saga (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1439--02:2330--04:3210
Saitama (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2323--04:322
Shiga (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:325
Shimane (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2327--04:327
Shizuoka (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2324--04:323
Tochigi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2322--04:322
Tokushima (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2327--04:327
Tottori (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1437--02:2326--04:326
Toyama (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1435--02:2324--04:323
Wakayama (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2327--04:326
Yamagata (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1433--02:2321--04:321
Yamaguchi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1438--02:2329--04:329
Yamanashi (UTC 9)2023-05-0696.4%0%00:1436--02:2324--04:323

You can read the table above as follows: On May 6, 2023 in Tokyo, Asia/Tokyo (UTC 9), an penumbral lunar eclipse will start at 00:14, the maximum eclipse will occur at 02:23 when the Moon reaches an altitud of 23°; this event will come to an end at 04:32 and will have a penumbral magnitud of 0.964 (this is the fraction of the Moon obscured by the entrance to The Earth's penumbra) and an umbral magnitud of -0.046 (fraction of the Moon obscured by the umbra of The Earth).

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Content last updated on 2016-01-23