When is the full moon in April 2023? April’s full Moon drifts (into the sky) on the night of April 5th 2023, Wednesday, reaching peak illumination at 12:37 AM. EDT on the 6th April. This full moon is traditionally called the Pink Moon, this full Moon is also known as – Paschal full Moon this year 2023.
Here’s everything you should know about the Full Moon in April 2023 including facts, folklore, and Moon phase dates.
April 2023 Full Moon 100% illuminated
Full Moon is the lunar moon phase on Thursday, 6th April 2023. Seen from the Earth, illuminated fraction of the Moon surface is 100% and the 15 days old Moon is in ♎ Libra zodiac.
The Full moon phase exact date and time is on 6th April 2023 at 04:35 UTC.
When to See the Full Moon in April 2023?
Venture outside on the night of Wednesday, 05 April 2023, to catch a glimpse of April’s full Pink-Moon. This full Moon that actually reaches peak illumination at 12:37 A.M. Eastern Time on 6th April Thursday, which means that it will be at its peak on the night of 5th April 2023 in more westerly time zones.
For the best view of this lovely spring Moon on April 6th, find an open area and watch as the (Full) Moon rises just above the horizon, at which point it will clearly appear its biggest and take on a golden hue.
Moon Phase Details – Apr 6th, 2023
- Phase: Full Moon
- Moon age: 15.15 days
- Moon illumination: 99.86%
- Moon tilt: -55.463°
- Moon angle: 0.51
- Moon distance: 392,572.27 km
- Moon sign: Libra
Related: Moon Phases 2023
Moon Phase for Thursday 6th Apr 2023
The current moon phase for 6 April 2023 is the Full Moon phase.
Today, the moon is 15.15 days old and 99.86% illuminated with a tilt of -55.463°. The approximate distance from the Earth to the moon is 392,572.27 K.M. and the moon sign is the Libra zodiac.
The Moon phase for 06 April 2023 is the Full Moon phase. In this moon phase, the moon is 100% -illuminated when seen from the Earth, therefore, the name Full Moon.
The Full Moon phase happens when the moon is on the opposite side of the Earth from the Sun. The sun-light fully illuminated the moon, and this is what this has been called “full”. The moon will be clearly visible throughout the night sky as this moon rises at sunset in the east direction, transits the meridian at midnight, before setting at sunrise in the west.
The specific point at which the Full Moon occurs can be easily measured down to a fraction of a second. The time that passes between full moons is known as and called the Synodic month and is 29.530587981 days long.