The natural phenomenon of a lunar eclipse that lasted approximately 1.5 hours between of 19:30 to 21:00 pm was evident in Tanjung Balai Karimun, Karimun regency, Riau Islands province, Saturday (10/12) night.
In the complex of Padi Mas shops, Pertambangan Street, lunar eclipse visible in conditions of clear skies without a cloud covered.
Initially only looks half months due to sunlight that should illuminate the satellite earth was covered by earth, but slowly closed the month up to a full return to normal light at around 21:00 pm.
Residents of Tanjung Balai Karimun rollicking out of the house, shop or their place of work to witness the natural phenomenon.
"Last month alone half closed, is now full. This is a rare sight we see, the weather is nice so lucky lunar eclipse appeared intact in the sky," said Tri Haryono, a resident.
Some residents in Tiung Hill beat clappers welcoming lunar eclipse.
Meanwhile, the eclipse of the moon does not affect the activity of the passengers climbed down from KM Kelud field goal that anchoring in the waters of Tanjung Balai Karimun.
Tides occur during the full moon or a bright moon, so there are forces of attraction between the earth and moon affect ocean conditions.
In addition, the high sea wave caused by weather factors and the inclusion of the west wind season or wind speed is quite high.