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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 14:01 PM356,945 km221,811 mi
Jan 304:50 AM357,098 km221,906 mi
Feb 272:43 PM360,435 km223,980 mi
Mar 272:38 PM365,703 km227,253 mi
Apr 228:21 PM369,767 km229,779 mi
May 188:00 AM367,094 km228,117 mi
Jun 1411:33 PM362,074 km224,998 mi
Jul 134:30 AM358,284 km222,643 mi
Aug 101:46 PM356,922 km221,796 mi
Sep 711:33 PM358,404 km222,717 mi
Oct 65:39 AM362,478 km225,249 mi
Nov 27:35 PM367,876 km228,603 mi
Nov 275:50 PM369,838 km229,823 mi
Dec 2411:39 AM364,796 km226,690 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest approach (perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest apart (apogee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 158:51 PM406,531 km252,624 mi
Feb 1212:00 Midnight406,243 km252,446 mi
Mar 113:44 PM405,396 km251,919 mi
Apr 811:00 AM404,522 km251,376 mi
May 66:24 AM404,323 km251,252 mi
Jun 312:19 AM404,971 km251,655 mi
Jun 303:24 PM405,942 km252,258 mi
Jul 2711:39 PM406,547 km252,634 mi
Aug 241:41 AM406,532 km252,625 mi
Sep 2010:26 AM405,865 km252,210 mi
Oct 182:11 AM404,889 km251,604 mi
Nov 148:48 PM404,340 km251,263 mi
Dec 125:55 PM404,597 km251,423 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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