A first quarter moon with a human face, as the Man in the Moon. Generally depicts a wide, golden crescent moon with the profile of a slightly smiling human face with a nose, facing left.
May be used to represent the moon more generally and saying good night.
See also 🌓 First Quarter Moon and 🌙 Crescent Moon. Not to be confused with 🌜 Last Quarter Moon Face, though their applications may overlap.
WhatsApp’s eyes are looking back. Facebook’s moon is silver but was previously golden; Twitter’s was previously silver. Google’s eyes were previously closed.
First Quarter Moon Face was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 under the name “First Quarter Moon with Face” and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.
The 🌛 emote, also known as the "First Quarter Moon Face" emote, depicts a yellow crescent moon with a small face and two eyes. It is commonly used to represent the first quarter phase of the moon, which occurs roughly one week after the new moon and appears as a half-moon in the sky. The emote can also be used to convey feelings of sleepiness or nighttime.
- Loneliness & Isolation:
"I feel so alone right now 🌛"
- Peace & Tranquility:
"The sound of the waves is so calming 🌛"
- Indignation & Outrage:
"That's completely unacceptable 🌛"