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What day was the full moon in June of 2014?

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The full moon occurred at 12:11 a.m. on the 13th of June 2014 in the Eastern Daylight Time zone; in the Central Daylight Time zone, the full moon occurred at 11:11 p.m. on June 12, 2014. It also occurred on the 12th in the Mountain and Pacific Daylight Time zones.

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June 13, 2014 was a Friday, making the full moon a Friday-the-13th moon. The full moon in June is also known as a "Honey Moon," making this particular full moon a rare Friday-the-13th Honey Moon for those living in the EDT zone. This last happened in 1919 and will not occur again until 2098.

The June full moon was also the full moon closest to the summer solstice, a time when the moon is visible at the lowest point relative to the southern horizon for observers in the United States. The low angle sometimes makes the moon appear honey-colored or even reddish.

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