BY A STAFF REPORTER: The first lunar eclipse of this year will take place on May 5. And everyone is naturally interested in seeing the first lunar eclipse of the year. However, it is known that it will not be visible in the sky of India. Experts say that when the lunar eclipse will actually be visible depends on where you are located. The total duration of the lunar eclipse will be 4 hours and 18 minutes. Parts of the eclipse will be visible in South/Eastern Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and Antarctica. This year's lunar eclipse is penumbral. Naturally, the question is what is a penumbral? When the earth's shadow falls on the moon from only one direction, it is called a penumbral lunar eclipse.