24 Mesmerizing Pictures Of The Supermoon From Around The World

24 Mesmerizing Pictures Of The Supermoon From Around The World
by Michelle Broder Van Dyke
Source: buzzfeed.com
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.

1. Gothenburg, Sweden

AP Photo/Petros Karadjias

The supermoon rises over Fiskeback harbor outside of Gothenburg, Sweden.

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.

3. Roseto degli Abruzzi, Italy
AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis

4. Beijing, China

The supermoon rises over Chinese calligraphy on a sign that reads Beijing.

5. Athens, Greece

AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris

The supermoon rises in the sky in front of the Apollos temple at ancient Corinth, about 50 miles southwest of Athens.

6. Hong Kong

AP Photo/Vincent Yu

7. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


The supermoon descends behind Brazils Nossa Senhora da Penha church.

8. Monterrey, Mexico

Daniel Becerril / Reuters

The dome of the Metropolitan Cathedral with the supermoon in Monterrey, Mexico.

9. Caracas, Venezuela

Jorge Silva / Reuters

10. Havana, Cuba

Enrique De La Osa / Reuters

11. Quebec, Canada

Chris Wattie / Reuters
The Peace Tower on Ottawas Parliament Hill, as seen from Gatineau, Quebec.

12. New York, United States

Eduardo Munoz / Reuters

People watch the supermoon rise over the skyline of New York from the Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange, N.J.

13. Buenos Aires, Argentina

Enrique Marcarian / Reuters

14. Bangkok, Thailand

Athit Perawongmetha / Reuters

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.

16. Warsaw, Poland

AP Photo/Alik Keplicz

The supermoon rises above a Jesus Christ statue in front of the Holy Cross church in Warsaw.

17. Suwon, South Korea

Kim Hong-Ji / Reuters

A supermoon rises behind Hwaseong Fortress in Suwon, South Korea.

18. Malaga, Spain

Jon Nazca / Reuters

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

19. London, U.K.

Paul Hackett / Reuters

The Tower Bridge in London with the supermoon in the background.

20. Tokyo, Japan

Toru Hanai / Reuters

The supermoon is seen behind a ferris wheel in Tokyo.

21. Berlin, Germany

Thomas Peter / Reuters

The supermoon rises behind Oberbaum Bridge as a train passes in Berlin.

22. St. Petersburg, Russia

Alexander Demianchuk / Reuters

The supermoon is seen behind the Peter and Pawel Fortress in St. Petersburg.

23. Mdina, Malta

Darrin Zammit Lupi / Reuters

The supermoon rises behind the cathedral in Mdina, Maltas ancient capital city, in the centre of the island.

24. Sydney, Australia

David Gray / Reuters

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