Lunar Calendar Month April 2014 (United States)

The Moon is the only natural satellite of the Earth and the fifth largest moon in the Solar System. It is the largest natural satellite in the solar system relative to the size of its planet. The following is information specific for Washington, District of Columbia, United States during April 2014.

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Date and time of moon phases

The information in the following table comes from calculations published by the Astronomical Applications Department of the U.S. Naval Observatory.

Moon phasesDatesTime
1st quarter2014-04-0704:31
full moon2014-04-1503:42
3rd quarter2014-04-2203:52
new moon2014-04-2902:14

Apogee and perigee of the Moon

The following table shows the dates of perigee and apogee of the Moon during April 2014.

PositionDatesTimeDistanceNotes
Apogee2014-04-0810:53404,501 km
Perigee2014-04-2220:28369,764 km

Eclipses in April 2014

The following is information about eclipses occuring worldwide during April 2014. The eclipses listed here may be totally visible, partly visible or not visible in any part of United States.

TypeDatesSarosNotes
solar eclipse2014-04-29148Non-central eclipse with no southern limit
lunar eclipse2014-04-15122

Illumination of the Moon

The following table depicts the illumination of the Moon, calculated at 00:00, throughtout the 30 days of April 2014.

April 2014
wMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
Week 14
31Monday
 
1Tuesday
 
2.4% illuminated
2.4% illuminated
Age:1.5
2Wednesday
 
6.9% illuminated
6.9% illuminated
Age:2.5
3Thursday
 
13.2% illuminated
13.2% illuminated
Age:3.5
4Friday
 
20.9% illuminated
20.9% illuminated
Age:4.5
5Saturday
 
29.5% illuminated
29.5% illuminated
Age:5.4
6Sunday
 
38.7% illuminated
38.7% illuminated
Age:6.3
Week 15
7Monday
 
48.2% illuminated
48.2% illuminated
Age:7.2
8Tuesday
 
57.6% illuminated
57.6% illuminated
Age:8.1
9Wednesday
 
66.8% illuminated
66.8% illuminated
Age:9
10Thursday
 
75.4% illuminated
75.4% illuminated
Age:9.9
11Friday
 
83.2% illuminated
83.2% illuminated
Age:10.8
12Saturday
 
89.8% illuminated
89.8% illuminated
Age:11.7
13Sunday
 
95% illuminated
95% illuminated
Age:12.7
Week 16
14Monday
 
98.5% illuminated
98.5% illuminated
Age:13.6
15Tuesday
 
100% illuminated
100% illuminated
Age:14.6
16Wednesday
 
99.2% illuminated
99.2% illuminated
Age:15.6
17Thursday
 
96.1% illuminated
96.1% illuminated
Age:16.6
18Friday
 
90.6% illuminated
90.6% illuminated
Age:17.7
19Saturday
 
83.1% illuminated
83.1% illuminated
Age:18.8
20Sunday
 
73.8% illuminated
73.8% illuminated
Age:19.8
Week 17
21Monday
 
63.2% illuminated
63.2% illuminated
Age:20.9
22Tuesday
 
51.9% illuminated
51.9% illuminated
Age:22
23Wednesday
 
40.5% illuminated
40.5% illuminated
Age:23
24Thursday
 
29.5% illuminated
29.5% illuminated
Age:24.1
25Friday
 
19.7% illuminated
19.7% illuminated
Age:25.2
26Saturday
 
11.5% illuminated
11.5% illuminated
Age:26.3
27Sunday
 
5.3% illuminated
5.3% illuminated
Age:27.4
Week 18
28Monday
 
1.4% illuminated
1.4% illuminated
Age:28.4
29Tuesday
 
0% illuminated
0% illuminated
Age:29.4
30Wednesday
 
1% illuminated
1% illuminated
Age:0.9
1Thursday
 
2Friday
 
3Saturday
 
4Sunday
 
5Monday
 
6Tuesday
 
7Wednesday
 
8Thursday
 
9Friday
 
10Saturday
 
11Sunday
 
12Monday
 
13Tuesday
 
14Wednesday
 
15Thursday
 
16Friday
 
17Saturday
 
18Sunday
 
Content last updated on 2015-06-29