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Moon distances for Seattle, U.S.A. - Washington

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

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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 11:01 PM356,945 km221,795 mi
Jan 301:50 AM357,098 km221,890 mi
Feb 2711:43 AM360,435 km223,964 mi
Mar 2711:38 AM365,703 km227,237 mi
Apr 225:21 PM369,767 km229,763 mi
May 185:00 AM367,094 km228,101 mi
Jun 148:33 PM362,074 km224,982 mi
Jul 131:30 AM358,284 km222,628 mi
Aug 1010:46 AM356,922 km221,781 mi
Sep 78:33 PM358,404 km222,702 mi
Oct 62:39 AM362,478 km225,233 mi
Nov 24:35 PM367,876 km228,588 mi
Nov 272:50 PM369,838 km229,807 mi
Dec 248:39 AM364,796 km226,674 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest approach (perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest apart (apogee)

DateLocal timeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 155:51 PM406,531 km252,607 mi
Feb 119:00 PM406,243 km252,428 mi
Mar 1112:44 PM405,396 km251,901 mi
Apr 88:00 AM404,522 km251,358 mi
May 63:24 AM404,323 km251,235 mi
Jun 29:19 PM404,971 km251,637 mi
Jun 3012:24 PM405,942 km252,241 mi
Jul 278:39 PM406,547 km252,617 mi
Aug 2310:41 PM406,532 km252,607 mi
Sep 207:26 AM405,865 km252,193 mi
Oct 1711:11 PM404,889 km251,587 mi
Nov 145:48 PM404,340 km251,246 mi
Dec 122:55 PM404,597 km251,405 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest apart (apogee) is highlighted.


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

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