Friday, May 12, 2023
The lunar phase on Friday, May 12, 2023 was a Last Quarter. At 11:00pm EST, the face of the moon was 44% illuminated, 22.7 days old, and 77% of the way through the lunar cycle.
During the Last Quarter, one half of the moon is illuminated. The moon rises around midnight and sets around noon.
The next New Moon was on Friday, May 19, 2023, and the next Full Moon was on Saturday, June 3, 2023.
Below are the lunar phases for the remainder of May 2023.
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