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The summer's second 'supermoon'

Updated 1338 GMT (2138 HKT) August 11, 2014
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A "supermoon" rises above Glastonbury Tor on Sunday, August 10, in Somerset, England. The phenomenon occurs when the moon becomes full on the same day as its perigee -- the point in the moon's orbit when it is closest to Earth. It is the second one of the summer. According to NASA, the moon appears 30% brighter and 14% bigger than usual at this time. Another supermoon will appear September 9.
Russian cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev tweets a photo of the supermoon taken from the International Space Station. from twitter
The moon appears over the New York skyline in a view from Weehawken, New Jersey, on August 10. PETER FOLEY/EPA/LANDOV
The moon rises over a sign in Beijing on August 10. Andy Wong/ap
People watch a laser and light show on the Crazy Horse Memorial, left, under a supermoon in Custer, South Dakota. Julio Cortez/ap
The moon is visible through clouds behind the Motherland statue, part of a World War II memorial complex, in Kiev, Ukraine. Osman Karimov/AP
The moon appears behind a cross of the Christkoenig Church in Munich, Germany. Matthias SchradeR/AP
The moon rises through clouds behind the bronze Statue of Freedom by Thomas Crawford atop the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Alex Brandon/ap
The moon is visible behind the Victor monument at the Kalemegdan Citadel in Belgrade, Serbia. Darko Vojinovic/AP
The moon appears behind Apollo's Temple at ancient Corinth, southwest of Athens, Greece. Petros Giannakouris/AP
The moon can be seen during a match between Sao Paulo and Vitoria in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Friedemann Vogel/Getty Images
The moon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Virginia. Win McNamee/Getty Images
The moon is seen among the masts of sailing boats in Fiskeback Harbor, outside of Gothenburg, Sweden. Petros Karadjias/AP
The full moon peeks through trees in woods near Rasing, Austria. Ronald Zak/AP
The moon rises behind the light on top of the Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Ethan Miller/Getty Images
People take photos as the moon rises above a bridge over Vardar River in Skopje, Macedonia. Boris Grdanoski/ap
The moon provides a backdrop for a bridge in Hong Kong. Matthias Schrader/AP
The moon appears above the Colosseum in Rome. Andrew Medichini/AP
The moon rises over Gaza City. APA/Landov
A cross on the unfinished Serbian Orthodox Christ the Saviour Cathedral in Pristina, Kosovo, obscures the moon. Visar Kryeziu/AP
The moon appears behind clouds over the U.S. Capitol in Washington. Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images
People take in the view on a bridge over Vardar River in Skopje, Macedonia. Boris Grdanoski/AP
The moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro. ASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images
People watch the full moon rising over the sky of Sounion, Greece.
The moon rises next to a clock on top of the Palace of Culture in Warsaw, Poland. Alik Keplicz/AP
A girl plays with a dog in the light of the moon in Madrid, Spain. Andres Kudacki/AP
Men play on a climbing structure at Riverview Park in Mesa, Arizona, while the moon rises August 9. Michael Chow/The Arizona Republic/AP