2) First Quarter- Waxing Gibbous – just before Full Moon

Following the progressively later moonrise and set about an hour after the Sun each day.  At 1st Quarter, has a half moon shape, then each day the growing moon increases in light while waxing to Full phase. From 1st quarter /waxing half moon phase, the Moon is visible in the afternoons as moon rises at midday and sets about midnight.