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Moon distances for Seattle, USA - Washington

The Moon Distance Calculator calculates the approximate minumum and maximum distances from the Moon to the Earth.

The Moon's distance to Earth varies. The two extreme points of the Moon’s orbit each month are known as the lunar perigee and apogee. The table below shows the time of lunar perigee and apogee.

Closest approach (perigee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 145:53 PM369,634 km229,680 mi
Feb 106:37 PM364,364 km226,405 mi
Mar 910:59 PM359,516 km223,393 mi
Apr 710:28 AM357,170 km221,935 mi
May 59:08 PM357,836 km222,349 mi
Jun 33:55 AM361,153 km224,410 mi
Jun 3011:42 PM365,993 km227,417 mi
Jul 274:38 AM369,654 km229,692 mi
Aug 216:19 PM367,048 km228,073 mi
Sep 1810:07 AM361,890 km224,868 mi
Oct 164:47 PM357,865 km222,367 mi
Nov 143:30 AM356,536 km221,541 mi
Dec 123:27 PM358,485 km222,752 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest approach (perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest apart (apogee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 23:49 AM404,280 km251,208 mi
Jan 301:04 AM404,549 km251,375 mi
Feb 267:14 PM405,376 km251,889 mi
Mar 257:19 AM406,136 km252,361 mi
Apr 219:09 AM406,341 km252,489 mi
May 182:45 PM405,925 km252,230 mi
Jun 154:59 AM405,039 km251,679 mi
Jul 1210:32 PM404,280 km251,208 mi
Aug 95:03 PM404,270 km251,201 mi
Sep 611:46 AM405,071 km251,699 mi
Oct 44:15 AM406,108 km252,344 mi
Oct 3112:36 PM406,667 km252,691 mi
Nov 2712:17 PM406,549 km252,618 mi
Dec 2410:02 PM405,858 km252,189 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest apart (apogee) is highlighted.

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