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Moon Distances for Sterling, USA – Virginia

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 135:34 am362,267 km225,102 mi
Feb 101:52 pm358,088 km222,506 mi
Mar 103:04 am356,895 km221,764 mi
Apr 71:50 pm358,850 km222,979 mi
May 56:04 pm363,163 km225,659 mi
Jun 23:16 am368,102 km228,728 mi
Jun 277:30 am369,286 km229,464 mi
Jul 241:41 am364,917 km226,749 mi
Aug 211:02 am360,196 km223,815 mi
Sep 189:23 am357,286 km222,007 mi
Oct 168:51 pm357,175 km221,938 mi
Nov 146:14 am360,109 km223,762 mi
Dec 128:20 am365,361 km227,025 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 110:28 am404,909 km251,599 mi
Jan 293:14 am405,777 km252,138 mi
Feb 259:59 am406,312 km252,470 mi
Mar 2311:45 am406,294 km252,460 mi
Apr 1910:10 pm405,623 km252,043 mi
May 172:58 pm404,640 km251,432 mi
Jun 149:35 am404,077 km251,082 mi
Jul 124:11 am404,362 km251,259 mi
Aug 89:31 pm405,297 km251,840 mi
Sep 510:53 am406,211 km252,408 mi
Oct 23:39 pm406,516 km252,597 mi
Oct 296:50 pm406,161 km252,377 mi
Nov 266:55 am405,314 km251,850 mi
Dec 242:24 am404,485 km251,335 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.


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