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Moon phase on 4 June 2025 Wednesday is First Quarter, 8 days young Moon is in Virgo.

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Lunar calendar 2025 | June 2025

First Quarter phase
First Quarter phase
Image credit: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio.

First Quarter 63% illuminated

First Quarter is the lunar phase on . Seen from Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 63% and growing larger. The 8 days young Moon is in ♍ Virgo.

* The exact date and time of this First Quarter phase is on 3 June 2025 at 03:41 UTC.

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Moon phase and lunation details

Moonrise and moonset

Moon rises at noon and sets at midnight. It is visible high in the southern sky in early evening.

Moon in ♍ Virgo

Moon is leaving the last ∠1° of ♍ Virgo tropical zodiac sector and will enter ♎ Libra later.

Apparent angular diameter ∠1790"

Lunar disc appears visually 5.5% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1790" and ∠1891".

Strawberry Moon after 6 days

Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2025 after 6 days on 11 June 2025 at 07:44.

Upcoming main Moon phases

  • Full Moon in Sagittarius ♐ on 11 June 2025 at 07:44
  • Last Quarter in Pisces ♓ on 18 June 2025 at 19:19
  • New Moon in Cancer ♋ on 25 June 2025 at 10:31
  • First Quarter in Libra ♎ on 2 July 2025 at 19:30

Neap tide

There is low ocean tide on this date. Sun and Moon gravitational forces are not aligned, but meet at big angle, so their combined tidal force is weak.

Lunation 314 / 1267

The Moon is 8 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving through the first part of current synodic month. This is lunation 314 of Meeus index or 1267 from Brown series.

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Synodic month length 29.31 days

Length of current 314 lunation is 29 days, 7 hours and 29 minutes. This is the year's shortest synodic month of 2025. It is 1 hour and 11 minutes shorter than next lunation 315 length.

Lunation length shorter than mean

Length of current synodic month is 5 hours and 15 minutes shorter than the mean length of synodic month, but it is still 54 minutes longer, compared to 21st century shortest.

Lunar orbit position on

True anomaly ∠17.8°

This New Moon true anomaly is ∠17.8°. At beginning of next synodic month true anomaly will be ∠36.2°. The length of upcoming synodic months will keep increasing since the true anomaly gets closer to the value of New Moon at point of apogee (∠180°).

Moon before apogee

9 days after point of perigee on 26 May 2025 at 01:37 in ♉ Taurus. The lunar orbit is getting wider, while the Moon is moving outward the Earth. It will keep this direction for the next 2 days, until it get to the point of next apogee on 7 June 2025 at 10:42 in ♏ Scorpio.

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Distance to Moon 400 476 km

Moon is 400 476 km (248 844 mi) away from Earth on this date. Moon moves farther next 2 days until apogee, when Earth-Moon distance will reach 405 553 km (251 999 mi).

Moon in descending node

Moon is in descending node in ♍ Virgo at 01:33 on this date, it crosses the ecliptic from North to South. Moon will follow the southern part of its orbit for the next 13 days to meet ascending node on 18 June 2025 at 09:41 in ♓ Pisces.

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Draconic month

13 days after beginning of current draconic month in ♓ Pisces, the Moon is moving from the middle to the last part of it.

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Moon after northern standstill

6 days after previous North standstill on 28 May 2025 at 16:16 in ♊ Gemini, when Moon has reached northern declination of ∠28.442°. Next 7 days the lunar orbit moves southward to face South declination of ∠-28.394° in the next southern standstill on 11 June 2025 at 23:54 in ♐ Sagittarius.

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Syzygy in 6 days

After 6 days on 11 June 2025 at 07:44 in ♐ Sagittarius, the Moon will be in Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and this alignment forms next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy.

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