2017 supermoon around the world

Published 0319 GMT (1119 HKT) December 4, 2017
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The moon rises behind the Uppatasanti Pagoda seen in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. It was the only supermoon of the year and the first of three consecutive supermoons. The next two will occur on Jan. 1 and Jan. 31. Aung Shine Oo/AP
The supermoon rises over a highway near Yangon, Myanmar. The lunar phenomenon occurs when a full moon is at its closest point to Earth. YE AUNG THU/AFP/Getty Images
The supermoon is seen behind a minaret in Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Xinhua/Sipa USA/Newscom
The supermoon rises above Whitby Abbey in Yorkshire, England. Danny Lawson/PA Images/Getty Images
The year's only supermoon is bright behind the clouds above the Castle of Corigliano, in Calabria, southern Italy. KONTROLAB/LightRocket/Getty Images
The moon rises in front of a replica of the Statue of Liberty sitting atop the Liberty Building in downtown Buffalo, N.Y. Julio Cortez/AP
The moon rises behind the US Capitol in Washington, DC, viewed from Arlington, Virginia. JIM LO SCALZO/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock
The iconice winidmill in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, is illuminated by the supermoon. The moon is at its closest point to Earth, making the moon appear up to 14 percent larger and 30 percent brighter than usual. John Leyba/Denver Post/Getty Images
An airplane crosses in front of the moon, seen in Avondale Estates, Georgia. ERIK S. LESSER/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock