24 Mesmerizing Pictures Of The Supermoon From Around The World

Sunday night people all across the world witnessed the supermoon, the largest and closest full moon of the year.

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The "supermoon" phenomenon occurs when the moon is near the horizon.

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The moon is 14% closer and 30% brighter than other full moons of the year, according to NASA.

2. Belgrade, Serbia

AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic

The supermoon rises in the sky in front of The Pobednik ("The Victor"), a distinctive symbol of Belgrade built at the Kalemegdan citadel to mark victory in the first World War.

15. Washington, D.C., United States

AP Photo/Alex Brandon

The supermoon is seen as it rises through the clouds behind the bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford atop the U.S. Capitol.

18. Malaga, Spain

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The supermoon rising, shot from the Sierra de las Nieves nature park and biosphere reserve between El Burgo and Ronda, near Malaga, southern Spain.