Gibbous ♏ Scorpio
Previous main lunar phase is the First Quarter before 4 days on 5 June 2014 at 20:39.
Moon rises in the afternoon and sets after midnight to early morning. It is visible to the southeast in early evening and it is up for most of the night.
Moon is passing about ∠14° of ♏ Scorpio tropical zodiac sector.
Lunar disc appears visually 0.7% narrower than solar disc. Moon and Sun apparent angular diameters are ∠1877" and ∠1890".
Next Full Moon is the Strawberry Moon of June 2014 after 2 days on 13 June 2014 at 04:11.
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.
The Moon is 12 days young. Earth's natural satellite is moving from the first to the middle part of current synodic month. This is lunation 178 of Meeus index or 1131 from Brown series.
The length of the lunation is 29 days, 13 hours and 28 minutes. It is 1 hour and 5 minutes shorter than the next lunation's length. The lengths of the following synodic months are going to increasing with the true anomaly getting closer to the value it has at the point of New Moon at apogee (∠180°).
The length of the current synodic month is 44 minutes longer than the mean synodic month length. It is 6 hours and 19 minutes shorter compared to 21st century's longest synodic month length.
At the beginning of the lunation cycle the true anomaly is ∠112.5°. At the beginning of next synodic month the true anomaly is going to be ∠144.1°.
7 days after point of apogee on 3 June 2014 at 04:25 in ♌ Leo. The lunar orbit is getting narrow, while the Moon is moving towards the Earth. It will keep this direction over the next 4 days, until the Moon reaches the point of next perigee on 15 June 2014 at 03:34 in ♑ Capricorn.
The Moon is 381 853 km (237 272 mi) away from Earth and getting closer over the next 4 days until the point perigee when Earth-Moon distance is going to be 362 062 km (224 975 mi).
1 day after ascending node on 9 June 2014 at 05:36 in ♎ Libra. The Moon is located north of the ecliptic over the following 11 days, until the lunar orbit crosses from North to South in descending node on 21 June 2014 at 20:30 in ♈ Aries.
1 day since the beginning of current draconic month in ♎ Libra, the Moon is navigating from the beginning to the first part of the cycle.
11 days since the previous standstill on 30 May 2014 at 00:38 in ♊ Gemini when the Moon has reached North declination of ∠19.023°, the lunar orbit is extending southward over the next 2 days to face maximum declination of ∠-19.033° at the point of next southern standstill on 13 June 2014 at 06:03 in ♐ Sagittarius.
In 2 days on 13 June 2014 at 04:11 in ♐ Sagittarius the Moon is going to be in a Full Moon geocentric opposition with the Sun and thus forming the next Sun-Earth-Moon syzygy alignment.