When was the last full moon in 2023?

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Are you wondering about the last full moon so far this year? We have you covered with a quick look at the most recent full moon.

A full moon occurs when the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, so the moon looks completely illuminated. It happens about once a month or 29.53 days on average, also called a  synodic month.

In 2023 there will be 13 full moons, and the last full moon was the 7th on the schedule. Ready to dive a little deeper into the upcoming full moon?

Photo of the full moon for the date of the last full moon in July 2023

The dates and times provided by NASA in the United States Eastern Time are for 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. Since you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

When was the last full moon in 2023?

The last full moon in 2023 was on Monday July 3, 2023 at 7:39 AM EDT or 11:39 AM UTC. It was called the Full Buck Full Moon and the full moon in Capricorn.

This was also the seventh full moon in 2023.

Full Moon Calendar

The dates of the 13 full moons in 2023 based on the US Eastern Timezone are:

Full Moon DateFull Moon NameMonth
January 6, 2023Full Wolf MoonJanuary Full Moon
February 5, 2023Full Snow MoonFebruary Full Moon
March 7, 2023Full Worm MoonMarch Full Moon
April 6, 2023Full Pink MoonApril Full Moon
May 5, 2023Full Flower MoonMay Full Moon
June 3, 2023 (June 4 UTC)Full Strawberry MoonJune Full Moon
July 3, 2023Full Buck MoonJuly Full Moon
August 1, 2023Full Sturgeon MoonAugust Full Moon
August 30, 2023 (August 31 UTC)Full Blue MoonAugust Blue Moon
September 29, 2023Full Harvest MoonSeptember Full Moon
October 28, 2023Full Hunter’s MoonOctober Full Moon
November 27, 2023Full Beaver MoonNovember Full Moon
December 26, 2023 (December 27 UTC)Full Cold MoonDecember Full Moon

Frequently Asked Questions

Have additional questions about the next full moon? Here are a few of the frequently asked questions to help you.

Will there be a supermoon during the last full moon?

Yes, the last full moon in 2023 on July 3rd was a supermoon. It was the first of four supermoons this year.

Photo of the full moon for the date of the last full moon in July 2023