1972 Moon Phases: Lunar Phases Calendar for 1972

The 1972 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.

Water color of the four moon phases for the dates of the 1972 Moon Phases Calendar

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.

1972 Moon Phases Calendar

Below are the lunar phases for 1972 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 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in January 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJanuary 8, 1972 8:31  AM ESTJanuary 8, 1972 1:31 PM UTC
New MoonJanuary 16, 1972 5:52  AM ESTJanuary 16, 1972 10:52 AM UTC
First QuarterJanuary 23, 1972 4:29  AM ESTJanuary 23, 1972 9:29 AM UTC
Full MoonJanuary 30, 1972 5:58  AM ESTJanuary 30, 1972 10:58 AM UTC

February 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in February 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterFebruary 7, 1972 6:11  AM ESTFebruary 7, 1972 11:11 AM UTC
New MoonFebruary 14, 1972 7:29  PM ESTFebruary 15, 1972 12:29 AM UTC
First QuarterFebruary 21, 1972 12:20  PM ESTFebruary 21, 1972 5:20 PM UTC
Full MoonFebruary 28, 1972 10:12  PM ESTFebruary 29, 1972 3:12 AM UTC

March 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in March 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterMarch 8, 1972 2:05  AM ESTMarch 8, 1972 7:05 AM UTC
New MoonMarch 15, 1972 6:35  AM ESTMarch 15, 1972 11:35 AM UTC
First QuarterMarch 21, 1972 9:12  PM ESTMarch 22, 1972 2:12 AM UTC
Full MoonMarch 29, 1972 3:05  PM ESTMarch 29, 1972 8:05 PM UTC

April 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in April 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterApril 6, 1972 6:44  PM ESTApril 6, 1972 11:44 PM UTC
New MoonApril 13, 1972 3:31  PM ESTApril 13, 1972 8:31 PM UTC
First QuarterApril 20, 1972 7:45  AM ESTApril 20, 1972 12:45 PM UTC
Full MoonApril 28, 1972 7:44  AM ESTApril 28, 1972 12:44 PM UTC

May 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in May 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterMay 6, 1972 8:26 AM EDTMay 6, 1972 12:26 PM UTC
New MoonMay 13, 1972 12:08 AM EDTMay 13, 1972 4:08 AM UTC
First QuarterMay 19, 1972 9:16 PM EDTMay 20, 1972 1:16 AM UTC
Full MoonMay 28, 1972 12:28 AM EDTMay 28, 1972 4:28 AM UTC

June 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in June 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJune 4, 1972 5:21 PM EDTJune 4, 1972 9:21 PM UTC
New MoonJune 11, 1972 7:30 AM EDTJune 11, 1972 11:30 AM UTC
First QuarterJune 18, 1972 11:41 AM EDTJune 18, 1972 3:41 PM UTC
Full MoonJune 26, 1972 2:46 PM EDTJune 26, 1972 6:46 PM UTC

July 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in July 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterJuly 3, 1972 11:25 PM EDTJuly 4, 1972 3:25 AM UTC
New MoonJuly 10, 1972 3:39 PM EDTJuly 10, 1972 7:39 PM UTC
First QuarterJuly 18, 1972 3:46 AM EDTJuly 18, 1972 7:46 AM UTC
Full MoonJuly 26, 1972 3:24 AM EDTJuly 26, 1972 7:24 AM UTC

August 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in August 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
Last QuarterAugust 2, 1972 4:02 AM EDTAugust 2, 1972 8:02 AM UTC
New MoonAugust 9, 1972 1:26 AM EDTAugust 9, 1972 5:26 AM UTC
First QuarterAugust 16, 1972 9:09 PM EDTAugust 17, 1972 1:09 AM UTC
Full MoonAugust 24, 1972 2:22 PM EDTAugust 24, 1972 6:22 PM UTC
Last QuarterAugust 31, 1972 8:48 AM EDTAugust 31, 1972 12:48 PM UTC

September 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in September 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonSeptember 7, 1972 1:28 PM EDTSeptember 7, 1972 5:28 PM UTC
First QuarterSeptember 15, 1972 3:13 PM EDTSeptember 15, 1972 7:13 PM UTC
Full MoonSeptember 23, 1972 12:07 AM EDTSeptember 23, 1972 4:07 AM UTC
Last QuarterSeptember 29, 1972 3:16 PM EDTSeptember 29, 1972 7:16 PM UTC

October 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in October 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonOctober 7, 1972 4:08 AM EDTOctober 7, 1972 8:08 AM UTC
First QuarterOctober 15, 1972 8:55 AM EDTOctober 15, 1972 12:55 PM UTC
Full MoonOctober 22, 1972 9:25 AM EDTOctober 22, 1972 1:25 PM UTC
Last QuarterOctober 29, 1972 12:41 AM EDTOctober 29, 1972 4:41 AM UTC

November 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in November 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonNovember 5, 1972 8:21  PM ESTNovember 6, 1972 1:21 AM UTC
First QuarterNovember 14, 1972 12:01  AM ESTNovember 14, 1972 5:01 AM UTC
Full MoonNovember 20, 1972 6:07  PM ESTNovember 20, 1972 11:07 PM UTC
Last QuarterNovember 27, 1972 12:45  PM ESTNovember 27, 1972 5:45 PM UTC

December 1972 Moon Phases

The Lunar Phases in December 1972 included:

Lunar PhaseDate & Time (US Eastern)UTC Date & Time
New MoonDecember 5, 1972 3:24  PM ESTDecember 5, 1972 8:24 PM UTC
First QuarterDecember 13, 1972 1:36  PM ESTDecember 13, 1972 6:36 PM UTC
Full MoonDecember 20, 1972 4:45  AM ESTDecember 20, 1972 9:45 AM UTC
Last QuarterDecember 27, 1972 5:28  AM ESTDecember 27, 1972 10:28 AM UTC
Photo of the moon for the dates of the 1972 Moon Phases