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Moon Distances for Germantown, USA - Maryland

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 212:59 pm357,342 km222,042 mi
Feb 194:02 am356,761 km221,681 mi
Mar 193:47 pm359,377 km223,306 mi
Apr 166:04 pm364,205 km226,306 mi
May 135:52 pm369,009 km229,291 mi
Jun 77:15 pm368,504 km228,978 mi
Jul 51:00 am363,726 km226,009 mi
Aug 23:11 am359,398 km223,319 mi
Aug 3011:53 am357,176 km221,939 mi
Sep 2710:24 pm357,802 km222,328 mi
Oct 266:38 am361,311 km224,508 mi
Nov 232:40 am366,716 km227,867 mi
Dec 183:25 pm370,265 km230,072 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 811:28 pm406,117 km252,350 mi
Feb 54:28 am406,555 km252,622 mi
Mar 46:26 am406,391 km252,519 mi
Mar 318:13 pm405,577 km252,014 mi
Apr 282:19 pm404,582 km251,396 mi
May 269:27 am404,138 km251,120 mi
Jun 233:49 am404,548 km251,375 mi
Jul 207:58 pm405,481 km251,954 mi
Aug 176:49 am406,244 km252,429 mi
Sep 139:32 am406,377 km252,511 mi
Oct 102:28 pm405,899 km252,214 mi
Nov 73:35 am405,058 km251,691 mi
Dec 411:08 pm404,446 km251,311 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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