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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 14:48 pm356,565 km221,559 mi
Jan 304:56 am358,993 km223,068 mi
Feb 279:39 am363,932 km226,137 mi
Mar 261:16 pm369,106 km229,352 mi
Apr 2010:41 am368,714 km229,108 mi
May 175:04 pm363,776 km226,040 mi
Jun 147:52 pm359,503 km223,385 mi
Jul 134:24 am357,431 km222,097 mi
Aug 102:06 pm358,078 km222,500 mi
Sep 79:19 pm361,351 km224,533 mi
Oct 56:26 pm366,392 km227,666 mi
Oct 314:23 pm370,204 km230,034 mi
Nov 267:12 am366,620 km227,807 mi
Dec 244:48 am361,061 km224,353 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 149:09 pm406,464 km252,565 mi
Feb 119:16 am405,700 km252,090 mi
Mar 115:13 am404,678 km251,455 mi
Apr 81:31 am404,144 km251,123 mi
May 58:35 pm404,457 km251,318 mi
Jun 212:34 pm405,317 km251,852 mi
Jun 2910:43 pm406,061 km252,315 mi
Jul 271:43 am406,223 km252,415 mi
Aug 237:22 am405,746 km252,119 mi
Sep 198:53 pm404,876 km251,578 mi
Oct 173:15 pm404,227 km251,175 mi
Nov 1410:55 am404,339 km251,245 mi
Dec 127:25 am405,177 km251,765 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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