1961 Moon Phases: Lunar Phases Calendar for 1961

The 1961 Moon Phases schedule will help you look back at when the new, first quarter, full, and last quarter moons occurred each month of the year. When did the 4 core phases of the lunar calendar occur in 1961? Check out the dates below.

Photo of the full moon for the dates of the 1961 Moon Phases

The dates and times provided by NASA for the United States (USA) Eastern Standard Time (EST) and Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) timezones. Also below is the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time for reference. This was previously referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Since your local timezone may be different, the exact dates may shift for your calendar.

1961 Moon Phases Calendar

Below are the lunar phases for 1961 including the new moon, first quarter, full moon, and last quarter that were on the schedule for each month. The date and times are based on both the United States Eastern Time Zone and UTC.

January 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in January 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Full MoonJanuary 1, 1961 6:06  PM ESTJanuary 1, 1961 11:06 PM UTC
Last QuarterJanuary 9, 1961 10:02  PM ESTJanuary 10, 1961 3:02 AM UTC
New MoonJanuary 16, 1961 4:30  PM ESTJanuary 16, 1961 9:30 PM UTC
First QuarterJanuary 23, 1961 11:13  AM ESTJanuary 23, 1961 4:13 PM UTC
Full MoonJanuary 31, 1961 1:47  PM ESTJanuary 31, 1961 6:47 PM UTC

February 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in February 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterFebruary 8, 1961 11:49  AM ESTFebruary 8, 1961 4:49 PM UTC
New MoonFebruary 15, 1961 3:10  AM ESTFebruary 15, 1961 8:10 AM UTC
First QuarterFebruary 22, 1961 3:34  AM ESTFebruary 22, 1961 8:34 AM UTC

March 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in March 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Full MoonMarch 2, 1961 8:35  AM ESTMarch 2, 1961 1:35 PM UTC
Last QuarterMarch 9, 1961 9:57  PM ESTMarch 10, 1961 2:57 AM UTC
New MoonMarch 16, 1961 1:51  PM ESTMarch 16, 1961 6:51 PM UTC
First QuarterMarch 23, 1961 9:48  PM ESTMarch 24, 1961 2:48 AM UTC

April 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in April 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Full MoonApril 1, 1961 12:47  AM ESTApril 1, 1961 5:47 AM UTC
Last QuarterApril 8, 1961 5:16  AM ESTApril 8, 1961 10:16 AM UTC
New MoonApril 15, 1961 12:37  AM ESTApril 15, 1961 5:37 AM UTC
First QuarterApril 22, 1961 4:49  PM ESTApril 22, 1961 9:49 PM UTC
Full MoonApril 30, 1961 2:40 PM EDTApril 30, 1961 6:40 PM UTC

May 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in May 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterMay 7, 1961 11:57 AM EDTMay 7, 1961 3:57 PM UTC
New MoonMay 14, 1961 12:54 PM EDTMay 14, 1961 4:54 PM UTC
First QuarterMay 22, 1961 12:18 PM EDTMay 22, 1961 4:18 PM UTC
Full MoonMay 30, 1961 12:37 AM EDTMay 30, 1961 4:37 AM UTC

June 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in June 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJune 5, 1961 5:19 PM EDTJune 5, 1961 9:19 PM UTC
New MoonJune 13, 1961 1:16 AM EDTJune 13, 1961 5:16 AM UTC
First QuarterJune 21, 1961 5:01 AM EDTJune 21, 1961 9:01 AM UTC
Full MoonJune 28, 1961 8:38 AM EDTJune 28, 1961 12:38 PM UTC

July 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in July 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJuly 4, 1961 11:32 PM EDTJuly 5, 1961 3:32 AM UTC
New MoonJuly 12, 1961 3:11 PM EDTJuly 12, 1961 7:11 PM UTC
First QuarterJuly 20, 1961 7:13 PM EDTJuly 20, 1961 11:13 PM UTC
Full MoonJuly 27, 1961 3:50 PM EDTJuly 27, 1961 7:50 PM UTC

August 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in August 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterAugust 3, 1961 7:47 AM EDTAugust 3, 1961 11:47 AM UTC
New MoonAugust 11, 1961 6:36 AM EDTAugust 11, 1961 10:36 AM UTC
First QuarterAugust 19, 1961 6:51 AM EDTAugust 19, 1961 10:51 AM UTC
Full MoonAugust 25, 1961 11:13 PM EDTAugust 26, 1961 3:13 AM UTC

September 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in September 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterSeptember 1, 1961 7:05 PM EDTSeptember 1, 1961 11:05 PM UTC
New MoonSeptember 9, 1961 10:49 PM EDTSeptember 10, 1961 2:49 AM UTC
First QuarterSeptember 17, 1961 4:23 PM EDTSeptember 17, 1961 8:23 PM UTC
Full MoonSeptember 24, 1961 7:33 AM EDTSeptember 24, 1961 11:33 AM UTC

October 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in October 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterOctober 1, 1961 10:10 AM EDTOctober 1, 1961 2:10 PM UTC
New MoonOctober 9, 1961 2:53 PM EDTOctober 9, 1961 6:53 PM UTC
First QuarterOctober 17, 1961 12:35 AM EDTOctober 17, 1961 4:35 AM UTC
Full MoonOctober 23, 1961 5:31 PM EDTOctober 23, 1961 9:31 PM UTC
Last QuarterOctober 31, 1961 3:59  AM ESTOctober 31, 1961 8:59 AM UTC

November 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in November 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonNovember 8, 1961 4:58  AM ESTNovember 8, 1961 9:58 AM UTC
First QuarterNovember 15, 1961 7:13  AM ESTNovember 15, 1961 12:13 PM UTC
Full MoonNovember 22, 1961 4:44  AM ESTNovember 22, 1961 9:44 AM UTC
Last QuarterNovember 30, 1961 1:19  AM ESTNovember 30, 1961 6:19 AM UTC

December 1961 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in December 1961 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonDecember 7, 1961 6:52  PM ESTDecember 7, 1961 11:52 PM UTC
First QuarterDecember 14, 1961 3:06  PM ESTDecember 14, 1961 8:06 PM UTC
Full MoonDecember 21, 1961 7:42  PM ESTDecember 22, 1961 12:42 AM UTC
Last QuarterDecember 29, 1961 10:57  PM ESTDecember 30, 1961 3:57 AM UTC
Photo of the moon for the dates of the 1961 Moon Phases