Full Moon June 2023, The Full Strawberry Moon
Mark your calendars for the next June 2023 Full Moon. The next June full moon is Saturday June 3, 2023 11:42 PM EDT or June 4, 2023 3:42 AM UTC based on the data provided by NASA. It will be the seventh 2023 full moon on the calendar during the year.
A full moon occurs when the Earth is directly between the Sun and Moon so that the moon looks completely illuminated when you look at it. It happens about once a month or, 29.53 days on average.
Ready to dive a little deeper into the June 2023 Full Moon? Learn more about the moon’s nicknames and other facts.
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.
When is the full moon in June 2023?
The full moon in June will be on Saturday June 3, 2023 11:42 PM EDT or June 4, 2023 3:42 AM UTC. The June 3rd full moon will be the sixth full moon of 2023 and the full moon in Sagittarius.
What is the name of the June 2023 Full Moon?
One name for the June 2023 Full Moon is the Full Strawberry Moon. It’s a name you could have guessed if you like to pick strawberries in June. The Full Strawberry Moon fits nicely as summer approaches, and it’s time to enjoy this fruit.
Other nicknames for the June Full Moon include: Rose Moon, Mead Moon, and Honey Moon.
Which season includes the June Full Moon?
In 2023, the June Full Moon will be the last full moon of the Spring 2023 season. It will occur before the Summer Solstice in 2023.
The Summer Solstice marks the beginning of astronomical summer and the end of astronomical spring in the Northern Hemisphere.
In 2023, the Summer Solstice will be Wednesday June 21, 2023 10:58 AM EDT or 2:58 PM UTC.
Depending on the year, the Full Strawberry Moon could occur either as the last Spring Fully Moon or the first Full Moon of Summer, depending on if it happens before or after the Summer Solstice.
When is the new moon for the 2023 Full Strawberry Moon?
The lunar cycle for the June Full Moon will begin with its new moon in May 2023. The New Strawberry Moon will be on Friday May 19, 2023 11:53 AM EDT or 3:53 PM UTC and will be in the new moon in Taurus.
The new moon that will occur in June 2023 will be the start of the lunar cycle of the July full moon.
Will there be a full supermoon in June 2023?
No, the full moon in June 2023 will not be a full supermoon as it will be more than 360,000 kilometers away during the peak of the full moon. The year will have 2 supermoons in August and 2 additional full supermoons depending on the definition you use.
A full supermoon is a full moon that nearly coincides with the closest that the Moon comes to the Earth in its orbit, called perigee. The moon has a larger-than-usual appearance when you look at it. There isn’t an official definition for how close the moon needs to be to the earth to be considered a supermoon. For the purposes of this site, we’ll follow the Timeanddate.com definition using moons less than 360,000 kilometers from the Earth.
Will there be a lunar eclipse during the June Full Moon?
No there will not be a lunar eclipse during the full moon in June 2023. In the future, there will be an eclipse during the first full moon of the year.
In 2023 there will be two lunar eclipses during the year. The May Full Moon will have a penumbral lunar eclipse and there will be a partial lunar eclipse during the October Full Moon.
June 2023 Moon Phases in Eastern Time and UTC
Below are the lunar phases for June 2023 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that are 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 Phase||US Eastern Date & Time||UTC Date & Time|
|June Full Moon||June 3, 2023 11:42 PM EDT||June 4, 2023 3:42 AM UTC|
|June Last Quarter||June 10, 2023 3:31 PM EDT||June 10, 2023 7:31 PM UTC|
|June New Moon||June 18, 2023 12:37 AM EDT||June 18, 2023 4:37 AM UTC|
|June First Quarter||June 26, 2023 8:50 AM UTC||June 26, 2023 7:50 AM UTC|
Future June Full Moons
Wondering about June in the future and when the full moons will occur? Here’s a list for the next few years.
|Year||Day of the week||Future June Full Moons|
|2023||Saturday||June 3, 2023 11:42 PM EDT|
|2024||Friday||June 21, 2024 9:08 PM EDT|
|2025||Wednesday||June 11, 2025 3:44 AM EDT|
|2026||Monday||June 29, 2026 7:57 PM EDT|
|2027||Friday||June 18, 2027 8:44 PM EDT|
|2028||Wednesday||June 7, 2028 2:09 AM EDT|
|2029||Monday||June 25, 2029 11:22 PM EDT|
Past June Full Moons
And what about the past? Here is when the full moon occurred in the past for June.
|Year||Day of the week||Past June Full Moons|
|2022||Tuesday||June 14, 2022 7:52 AM EDT|
|2021||Thursday||June 24, 2021 2:40 PM EDT|
|2020||Friday||June 5, 2020 3:12 PM EDT|
|2019||Monday||June 17, 2019 4:31 AM EDT|
|2018||Thursday||June 28, 2018 12:53 AM EDT|
|2017||Friday||June 9, 2017 9:10 AM EDT|
Frequently Asked Questions
Have additional questions about the June Full Moons? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.
In 2023, there will be one full moon in June. The June Full Moon will be on Saturday June 3, 2023 11:42 PM EDT or June 4, 2023 4:42 AM UTC. There are other years with 2 full moons, with the second called a blue moon, but not for 2023.
Future Full Moon Calendars
And if you’re looking for when the full moon occurs for the rest of the year, check out these future full moon calendars.
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