Moon phase and times of moonrise and moonset

We can calculate the moonrise, moonset, the moon phase, visible surface of the moon and its distance from the earth for almost any place on Earth and for any date of the year. Select date and a place and see the results.




London, United Kingdom - Moonrise and moonset in August 15, 2022

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2022 Moon phase Moonrise | Moonset Visible moon surface Distance to Earth
Aug Rise Set Rise [km]
1 09:09 22:37 9,6 % 393.186
2 10:23 22:49 16,4 % 388.751
3 11:37 23:02 24,6 % 384.036
4 12:55 23:17 34,1 % 379.273
5 12:07 14:16 23:35 44,6 % 374.718
6 15:41 55,6 % 370.634
7 00:00 17:07 66,6 % 367.269
8 00:35 18:27 77,0 % 364.843
9 01:26 19:33 86,2 % 363.519
10 02:37 20:21 93,5 % 363.395
11 04:03 20:55 98,2 % 364.494
12 02:36 05:34 21:18 100,0 % 366.752
13 07:05 21:36 98,8 % 370.032
14 08:32 21:51 95,0 % 374.123
15 Waning crescent 09:54
22:05
88,8 % 378.769
16 11:13 22:19 81,0 % 383.683
17 12:31 22:34 72,0 % 388.576
18 13:47 22:51 62,4 % 393.179
19 05:36 15:01 23:13 52,5 % 397.263
20 16:12 23:42 42,8 % 400.644
21 17:17 33,5 % 403.193
22 00:20 18:12 24,9 % 404.822
23 01:09 18:57 17,2 % 405.488
24 02:09 19:30 10,7 % 405.181
25 03:17 19:56 5,5 % 403.921
26 04:30 20:15 1,9 % 401.758
27 09:16 05:44 20:31 0,2 % 398.773
28 06:58 20:45 0,3 % 395.082
29 08:13 20:57 2,5 % 390.837
30 09:27 21:09 6,8 % 386.227
31 10:45 21:23 13,0 % 381.474
New Moon
First quarter
Full Moon
Last quarter

Notes:

  • Moonrise can take place after the moonset.
  • Moonrise or moonset does not occur in the particular date and / or location. Both situations are pretty normal.
  • The azimuth (0°-360°) is a horizontal angular measurement. The azimuth is the angle between the north vector and the projection of the star or moon down onto the horizon, e.g. if the moon is exactly on the east, then its azimuth is exactly 90°.

Moon Phases Calendar - August 2022, London

The Moon phase cycle repeats on average every 29.53 days. The approximate phase of the Moon can be calculated for any date by calculating the number of days since a known New Moon (such as January 16, 2014) and dividing this number by 29.530588853. The difference between two dates can be calculated by subtracting the Julian Day Number of one from that of the other. The estimation is not exact because it assumes a perfectly circular orbit. The calculation may be off by several hours. The distance of the Moon from the earth varies because of the Moon´s elliptical orbit. The distance usually varies between about 363 345 km and 405 500 km. The closes distance to the earth could be however approximately 357.000 kilometer.

When is the next Super Moon? According to Nolle´s definition of the Super Moon, the distance of the New or Full Moon to the earth should not exceed 361.863 kilometers. The Full Moon on January 21st and on February 19th is the next Supermoon in 2019.


 JanFebMarchAprilMayJuneJulyAugSepOctNovDec
1 05:49 07:27 06:38
2 18:35 17:38
3 19:08 01:15
4
5 12:07
6
7 15:49 03:14
8 13:51 11:02 04:09
9 18:13 07:48 01:22 21:54
10 10:46 10:58
11
12 02:36
13 19:38
14 12:52
15
16 16:59 19:57 05:15 13:29 08:59
17 23:51 22:52 18:16
18 07:20
19 05:36
20 15:19
21 04:11
22 19:44
23 22:34 12:58 22:57 10:17
24
25 13:42 05:39 22:54 11:48
26
27 09:16
28 18:55
29 03:53
30 17:38 21:30 12:32 14:38 01:22
31
New Moon
First quarter
Full Moon
Last quarter

Moon Phases Calendar 2022

Full Moon Time:
17 January, Monday 23:51:10
16 February, Wednesday 16:59:42
18 March, Friday 7:20:37
16 April, Saturday 19:57:33
16 May, Monday 5:15:52
14 June, Tuesday 12:52:38
13 July, Wednesday 19:38:07
12 August, Friday 2:36:03
10 September, Saturday 10:58:52
9 October, Sunday 21:54:41
8 November, Tuesday 11:02:47
8 December, Thursday 4:09:48