According to the Bible, after Jesus was crucified, there was a great earthquake and it became dark for hours. And when the sixth hour was come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. — Mark 15:33A purported Letter from Pontius Pilate to Tiberius claimed the darkness had started at the sixth hour, covered the whole world and, during the subsequent evening, the full moon resembled blood for the entire night. Other accounts by many seperate historians and eyewitnesses corroborate the account. Some have tried to explain it away as a natural phenomenon such as a solar eclipse. However, Jesus was crucified at Passover which takes place during a full moon, and an eclipse requires a new moon. This was a supernatural event..