This year April’s 2023 full moon rises on the night of April 5 Wednesday. This full moon on April 2023 is called the Pink Moon.
When to see the 2023 Full Moon for April
You will see the full moon on Thursday, April 6. This looks like pink. So this moon is called Pink moon. The peak illumination reaches at 12:37 A.M. This April moon will be at peak at night mostly in the western time zone.
April 6, 2023 Thursday on 12:37 A.M
In April Full Moon is called Pink Moon and it will be on April 6 at 12:34 am EDT on Thursday. This is the first full moon of the spring season of the year 2023.
You will see the moon rise in the horizon and it will be in golden color.
The First Full Moon on the Spring
This April 2023 full moon is the very first full moon (pink moon) in the Spring season. It began with the spring equinox, 20 March 2023.
This April full moon is special for those who celebrate Easter.
Reason for Called Pink Moon
Each of the full moon names is not only for the full moon this is for all moon phases of the month based on the lunar month.
The Pink Moon stars with flowers. The ground phlox flower which is pink in color and appears most in North America.
This full moon will remind us of Easter time. This full moon is also called Paschal full moon. Easter celebrates the first Sunday after the Paschal full moon.
Easter dates vary from year to year because of the Paschal full moon date of the year.
This pink moon is not called by the color of the moon. This is because of the seasonal changes happening in eastern North America.
So this April 2023 moon is called the Pink Moon.
Moon Phases in April 2023
Full Moon for April 2023 or Pink Moon 2023 on April 6 at 12:34 AM EST
Last Quarter Moon or Third Quarter Moon on April 12 at 09:11 UTC.
The New Moon will be observed on April 20, 2023 at 04:12 UTC.
First Quarter Moon on April 27, 2023 at 09:20 PM UTC.
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