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Moon distances for New York, U.S.A. - New York

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Minumum (perigee) and maximum (apogee) distances from the Moon to the Earth.

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.

Furthest apart (apogee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 1012:37 AM404,977 km251,659 mi
Feb 66:02 PM405,912 km252,239 mi
Mar 62:46 AM406,587 km252,659 mi
Apr 24:55 AM406,657 km252,702 mi
Apr 291:46 PM406,045 km252,322 mi
May 275:56 AM405,018 km251,684 mi
Jun 2412:13 AM404,283 km251,227 mi
Jul 216:39 PM404,370 km251,281 mi
Aug 1812:26 PM405,177 km251,783 mi
Sep 152:43 AM406,064 km252,334 mi
Oct 127:40 AM406,433 km252,563 mi
Nov 88:24 AM406,182 km252,407 mi
Dec 58:22 PM405,411 km251,928 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest apart (apogee) is highlighted.

Closest approach (perigee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 217:12 PM362,792 km225,444 mi
Feb 192:22 AM358,273 km222,636 mi
Mar 192:58 PM356,601 km221,597 mi
Apr 171:49 AM358,101 km222,529 mi
May 157:19 AM362,140 km225,039 mi
Jun 119:37 PM367,186 km228,175 mi
Jul 79:55 AM369,559 km229,649 mi
Aug 25:03 PM365,772 km227,296 mi
Aug 301:38 PM360,868 km224,249 mi
Sep 279:11 PM357,566 km222,197 mi
Oct 268:34 AM357,066 km221,886 mi
Nov 236:23 PM359,702 km223,524 mi
Dec 2110:01 PM364,799 km226,691 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest approach (perigee) is highlighted.


  • All times are local time for New York.
  • Time is adjusted for daylight saving time when applicable
  • Dates are based on the Gregorian calendar

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