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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 133:20 pm365,958 km227,396 mi
Feb 103:27 pm360,461 km223,980 mi
Mar 102:30 am357,122 km221,905 mi
Apr 72:08 pm356,906 km221,771 mi
May 511:03 pm359,654 km223,479 mi
Jun 211:38 pm364,366 km226,406 mi
Jun 2910:12 pm368,958 km229,260 mi
Jul 251:01 am368,361 km228,889 mi
Aug 216:55 am363,513 km225,876 mi
Sep 189:48 am359,082 km223,123 mi
Oct 167:46 pm356,912 km221,775 mi
Nov 146:42 am357,837 km222,350 mi
Dec 123:41 pm361,773 km224,795 mi
* Distances are approximate. Closest Approach (Perigee) is highlighted.

Furthest Apart (Apogee)

DateLocal TimeDistance in kmDistance in miles
Jan 18:30 pm404,580 km251,394 mi
Jan 294:26 pm405,393 km251,899 mi
Feb 266:34 am406,278 km252,450 mi
Mar 2411:23 am406,692 km252,707 mi
Apr 203:00 pm406,462 km252,564 mi
May 183:44 am405,583 km252,018 mi
Jun 148:56 pm404,595 km251,404 mi
Jul 123:26 pm404,199 km251,158 mi
Aug 99:50 am404,659 km251,444 mi
Sep 62:29 am405,607 km252,032 mi
Oct 31:22 pm406,321 km252,476 mi
Oct 302:45 pm406,394 km252,522 mi
Nov 267:28 pm405,894 km252,211 mi
Dec 2411:31 am405,012 km251,663 mi
* Distances are approximate. Furthest Apart (Apogee) is highlighted.



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