Pictures of the 'Supermoon' from around the world

Sunday night, the "Supermoon" craze had people looking up at the night sky. The full moon was at its closest point to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear bigger and brighter than usual, and people everywhere took notice of the lunar phenomenon. Check out 10 of the best pictures of the supermoon from around the world!

AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow
Men play on a climbing structure at Riverview Park in Mesa while the moon rises Aug. 9, 2014, a day before the supermoon is to appear.

1. Beijing, China

AP Photo/Andy Wong
The Supermoon rises over a Chinese words reads "China construction" in Beijing, China Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

A "Supermoon" occurs when the moon is full or new within 24 hours of being at its closest point (perigee) in its orbit to Earth. When the moon is full, a "perigee moon" appears larger and brighter from the Earth's surface.

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