Fourth of July lunar eclipse visible in most of US

The moon will appear darkened on the evening of July 4 as the moon passes through Earth’s shadow.

The penumbral lunar eclipse, where the face of the moon will appear to turn a darker silver color, will occur starting at 11:07 p.m EDT according to The eclipse “maximum” will occur almost 30 minutes after midnight at 12:29 a.m. EDT on Sunday. The time of the eclipse will occur earlier in areas west of the Atlantic. On the west coast, the eclipse will likely only be visible at moonrise, which is 9:45 p.m. PDT.

The entire event will last nearly three hours according to

The eclipse will not be visible in the northernmost regions of Canada and all of Alaska.