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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.

Closest approach (perigee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 105:22 AM360,048 km223,739 mi
Feb 77:19 AM365,314 km227,011 mi
Mar 56:36 PM369,977 km229,909 mi
Mar 3011:45 PM367,499 km228,369 mi
Apr 273:52 PM362,263 km225,115 mi
May 259:42 PM358,387 km222,707 mi
Jun 237:09 AM357,014 km221,853 mi
Jul 214:19 PM358,420 km222,728 mi
Aug 189:22 PM362,271 km225,121 mi
Sep 1512:29 PM367,389 km228,301 mi
Oct 107:06 PM369,823 km229,813 mi
Nov 64:18 AM365,350 km227,034 mi
Dec 45:17 AM360,063 km223,748 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest approach (perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest apart (apogee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 225:57 AM405,320 km251,872 mi
Feb 191:38 AM404,490 km251,356 mi
Mar 1811:18 PM404,259 km251,212 mi
Apr 156:11 PM404,863 km251,588 mi
May 139:34 AM405,854 km252,203 mi
Jun 96:10 PM406,485 km252,596 mi
Jul 68:15 PM406,475 km252,589 mi
Aug 34:45 AM405,850 km252,201 mi
Aug 307:54 PM404,887 km251,603 mi
Sep 272:11 PM404,309 km251,243 mi
Oct 2510:15 AM404,584 km251,414 mi
Nov 224:49 AM405,473 km251,967 mi
Dec 196:52 PM406,276 km252,466 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest apart (apogee) 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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