Full Moon Calendar 2012

Wondering when were the full moons in 2012? Here’s the Full Moon Calendar 2012 to help you go back and check.

Full Moon Calendar 2012

The dates and times provided by NASA in United States Eastern Time (ET) account for both Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) for part of the year in the United States. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local time zone may be different, the exact dates may shift slightly for your calendar.

Full Moon Calendar 2012

In 2012, there were 13 full moons. There was a blue moon in August with the second full moon of August occurring on August 31st.

There were two partial lunar eclipses during the 2012 full moons, in June and November. For the June full moon it was on June 4th at 07:04 EST and for the November full moon on November 28th at 09:34 EST.

MonthDay of the weekFull Moon 2012 Date
JanuaryMondayJanuary 9, 2012 02:30 EST
FebruaryTuesdayFebruary 7, 2012 16:54 EST
MarchThursdayMarch 8, 2012 04:39 EST
AprilFridayApril 6, 2012 15:19 EST
MaySaturdayMay 5, 2012 23:35 EST
JuneMondayJune 4, 2012 07:11 EST
JulyTuesdayJuly 3, 2012 14:52 EST
AugustWednesdayAugust 1, 2012 23:27 EST
AugustFridayAugust 31, 2012 09:58 EST (Blue)
SeptemberSaturdaySeptember 29, 2012 23:19 EST
OctoberMondayOctober 29, 2012 14:50 EST
NovemberWednesdayNovember 28, 2012 09:46 EST
DecemberFridayDecember 28, 2012 05:21 EST

What were the names of the 2012 full moons?

The names of the full moons in 2012 were as follows:

  • January 9, 2012: Full Wolf Moon
  • February 7, 2012: Full Snow Moon
  • March 8, 2012: Full Worm Moon
  • April 6, 2012: Full Pink Moon
  • May 5, 2012: Full Flower Moon
  • June 4, 2012: Full Strawberry Moon
  • July 3, 2012: Full Buck Moon
  • August 1, 2012 (August 2, 2012): Full Sturgeon Moon
  • August 31, 2012: Full Blue Moon
  • September 29, 2012 (September 30, 2012): Full Harvest Moon
  • October 29, 2012: Full Hunter’s Moon
  • November 28, 2012: Full Beaver Moon
  • December 28, 2012: Full Cold Moon

2012 Equinoxes and Solstices

The 2012 dates of the equinoxes and solstices were:

  • Vernal Equinox (Spring): March 20, 2012 at 1:14 AM EDT or 6:14 AM UTC
  • Summer Solstice: June 20, 2012 at 7:08 PM EDT or June 21, 2012 at 12:08 AM UTC
  • Autumnal Equinox: September 22, 2012 at 10:49 AM EDT or 3:49 PM UTC
  • Winter Solstice: December 21, 2012 at 6:12 AM EST or 11:12 AM UTC

2012 Moon Phases in Eastern Time (ET) and UTC

Below are the lunar phases for 2012 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that were on the schedule for each month. The date and times are based on both the United States Eastern Time Zone and UTC, adjusted for daylight saving time.

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
January First QuarterJanuary 1, 2012 1:15 AM ESTJanuary 1, 2012 6:15 AM UTC
January Full MoonJanuary 9, 2012 2:30 AM ESTJanuary 9, 2012 7:30 AM UTC
January Last QuarterJanuary 16, 2012 4:08 AM ESTJanuary 16, 2012 9:08 AM UTC
January New MoonJanuary 23, 2012 2:39 AM ESTJanuary 23, 2012 7:39 AM UTC
January First QuarterJanuary 30, 2012 11:10 PM ESTJanuary 31, 2012 4:10 AM UTC
February Full MoonFebruary 7, 2012 4:54 PM ESTFebruary 7, 2012 9:54 PM UTC
February Last QuarterFebruary 14, 2012 12:04 PM ESTFebruary 14, 2012 5:04 PM UTC
February New MoonFebruary 21, 2012 5:35 PM ESTFebruary 21, 2012 10:35 PM UTC
February First QuarterFebruary 29, 2012 8:22 PM ESTMarch 1, 2012 1:22 AM UTC
March Full MoonMarch 8, 2012 4:39 AM ESTMarch 8, 2012 9:39 AM UTC
March Last QuarterMarch 14, 2012 9:25 PM EDTMarch 15, 2012 1:25 AM UTC
March New MoonMarch 22, 2012 10:37 AM EDTMarch 22, 2012 2:37 PM UTC
March First QuarterMarch 30, 2012 3:41 PM EDTMarch 30, 2012 7:41 PM UTC
April Full MoonApril 6, 2012 3:19 PM EDTApril 6, 2012 7:19 PM UTC
April Last QuarterApril 13, 2012 6:50 AM EDTApril 13, 2012 10:50 AM UTC
April New MoonApril 21, 2012 3:18 AM EDTApril 21, 2012 7:18 AM UTC
April First QuarterApril 29, 2012 5:58 AM EDTApril 29, 2012 9:58 AM UTC
May Full MoonMay 5, 2012 11:35 PM EDTMay 6, 2012 3:35 AM UTC
May Last QuarterMay 12, 2012 5:47 PM EDTMay 12, 2012 9:47 PM UTC
May New MoonMay 20, 2012 7:47 PM EDTMay 21, 2012 11:47 AM UTC
May First QuarterMay 28, 2012 4:16 PM EDTMay 28, 2012 8:16 PM UTC
June Full MoonJune 4, 2012 7:11 AM EDTJune 4, 2012 11:11 PM UTC
June Last QuarterJune 11, 2012 6:41 AM EDTJune 11, 2012 10:41 AM UTC
June New MoonJune 19, 2012 11:02 AM EDTJune 19, 2012 3:02 PM UTC
June First QuarterJune 26, 2012 11:30 PM EDTJune 27, 2012 3:30 AM UTC
July Full MoonJuly 3, 2012 2:52 PM EDTJuly 3, 2012 6:52 PM UTC
July Last QuarterJuly 10, 2012 9:48 PM EDTJuly 10, 2012 1:48 AM UTC
July New MoonJuly 19, 2012 12:24 AM EDTJuly 19, 2012 4:24 AM UTC
July First QuarterJuly 26, 2012 4:56 AM EDTJuly 26, 2012 8:56 AM UTC
August Full MoonAugust 1, 2012 11:27 PM EDTAugust 2, 2012 3:27 AM UTC
August Last QuarterAugust 9, 2012 2:55 PM EDTAugust 9, 2012 6:55 PM UTC
August New MoonAugust 17, 2012 11:55 AM EDTAugust 17, 2012 3:55 PM UTC
August First QuarterAugust 24, 2012 9:53 AM EDTAugust 24, 2012 1:53 PM UTC
August Full MoonAugust 31, 2012 9:58 AM EDTAugust 31, 2012 1:58 PM UTC
September Last QuarterSeptember 8, 2012 9:15 AM EDTSeptember 8, 2012 1:15 PM UTC
September New MoonSeptember 15, 2012 10:11 PM EDTSeptember 16, 2012 2:11 AM UTC
September First QuarterSeptember 22, 2012 3:41 PM EDTSeptember 22, 2012 7:41 PM UTC
September Full MoonSeptember 29, 2012 11:19 PM EDTSeptember 30, 2012 3:19 AM UTC
October Last QuarterOctober 8, 2012 3:33 AM EDTOctober 8, 2012 7:33 AM UTC
October New MoonOctober 15, 2012 8:02 AM EDTOctober 15, 2012 12:02 PM UTC
October First QuarterOctober 21, 2012 11:32 PM EDTOctober 22, 2012 3:32 AM UTC
October Full MoonOctober 29, 2012 2:50 PM EDTOctober 29, 2012 7:50 PM UTC
November Last QuarterNovember 6, 2012 7:36 PM ESTNovember 7, 2012 12:36 AM UTC
November New MoonNovember 13, 2012 5:08 PM ESTNovember 13, 2012 10:08 PM UTC
November First QuarterNovember 20, 2012 9:31 AM ESTNovember 20, 2012 2:31 PM UTC
November Full MoonNovember 28, 2012 9:46 AM ESTNovember 28, 2012 2:46 PM UTC
December Last QuarterDecember 6, 2012 10:32 AM ESTDecember 6, 2012 3:32 PM UTC
December New MoonDecember 13, 2012 3:42 AM ESTDecember 13, 2012 8:42 AM UTC
December First QuarterDecember 20, 2012 12:19 AM ESTDecember 20, 2012 5:19 AM UTC
December Full MoonDecember 28, 2012 5:21 AM ESTDecember 28, 2012 10:21 AM UTC

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