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 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.
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?
The dates and times provided by NASA in the 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 you may be in a different time zone, the exact dates may shift slightly 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 Date||Full Moon Name||Month|
|January 6, 2023||Full Wolf Moon||January Full Moon|
|February 5, 2023||Full Snow Moon||February Full Moon|
|March 7, 2023||Full Worm Moon||March Full Moon|
|April 6, 2023||Full Pink Moon||April Full Moon|
|May 5, 2023||Full Flower Moon||May Full Moon|
|June 3, 2023 (June 4 UTC)||Full Strawberry Moon||June Full Moon|
|July 3, 2023||Full Buck Moon||July Full Moon|
|August 1, 2023||Full Sturgeon Moon||August Full Moon|
|August 30, 2023 (August 31 UTC)||Full Blue Moon||August Blue Moon|
|September 29, 2023||Full Harvest Moon||September Full Moon|
|October 28, 2023||Full Hunter’s Moon||October Full Moon|
|November 27, 2023||Full Beaver Moon||November Full Moon|
|December 26, 2023 (December 27 UTC)||Full Cold Moon||December 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.
Yes, the last full moon in 2023 on July 3rd was a supermoon. It was the first of four supermoons this year.