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This Was What The Supermoon Looked Like Around The World

Closest moon in nearly 70 years = pictures of a lifetime.

Posted on November 15, 2016, at 1:18 p.m. ET

Monday night's supermoon marks its closest distance to earth since 1948, appearing approximently 14% bigger and 30% brighter, according to NASA. The next time the moon will appear this bright will be in 2034.

Here are some of the most remarkable pictures taken of this spectacular sight:

1. Fremantle, Australia

Crowds look on as the super moon rises behind the Fremantle War Memorial at Monument Hill in Fremantle, Australia.
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Crowds look on as the super moon rises behind the Fremantle War Memorial at Monument Hill in Fremantle, Australia.

2. London, England

A commercial jet flies in front of the moon on its approach to Heathrow airport in west London.
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A commercial jet flies in front of the moon on its approach to Heathrow airport in west London.

3. Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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4. Lake Morskie Oko, Poland

The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland.
Agencja Gazeta / Reuters

The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland.

5. Dael, Syria

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria.
Alaa Faqir / Reuters

A Free Syrian army fighter sits on a pick-up truck mounted with a weapon, as the supermoon partly covered by clouds is seen in the background, in the west of the rebel-held town of Dael, Syria.

6. Ancient Corinth, Greece

The Supermoon above the Temple of Apollo in Ancient Corinth.
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The Supermoon above the Temple of Apollo in Ancient Corinth.

7. Los Angeles, California

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8. New York City

The supermoon appears near the Statue of Liberty.
Julio Cortez / AP

The supermoon appears near the Statue of Liberty.

9. Silverthorne, Colorado

Evergreen trees are silhouetted on the mountain top as a supermoon rises over over the Dark Sky Community of Summit Sky Ranch in Silverthorne, Colorado.
Jack Dempsey / AP

Evergreen trees are silhouetted on the mountain top as a supermoon rises over over the Dark Sky Community of Summit Sky Ranch in Silverthorne, Colorado.

10. Phoenix, Arizona

A supermoon descends over saguaro cactus in Phoenix, Arizona.
Ross D. Franklin / AP

A supermoon descends over saguaro cactus in Phoenix, Arizona.

11. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joseph Kaczmarek / AP
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12. Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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13. Yinchuan, China

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14. Baikonur, Kazakhstan

The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.
Shamil Zhumatov / Reuters

The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station, at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan.

15. Glastonbury, Britain

The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the supermoon spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain.
Rebecca Naden / Reuters

The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the supermoon spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain.

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16. Cordoba, Spain

The moon rises behind the castle of Almodovar in Cordoba, southern Spain.
Miguel Morenatti / AP

The moon rises behind the castle of Almodovar in Cordoba, southern Spain.

17. Nanjing, China

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18. Dunhuang, China

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19. Ankara, Turkey

The supermoon can be seen behind a cable car line in Ankara, Turkey.
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The supermoon can be seen behind a cable car line in Ankara, Turkey.

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20. Athens, Greece

A rising supermoon is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway in Athens, Greece.
Alkis Konstantinidis / Reuters

A rising supermoon is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway in Athens, Greece.

21. Managua, Nicaragua

The supermoon is seen behind a metal tree at the Juan Pablo II square in Managua, Nicaragua.
Oswaldo Rivas / Reuters

The supermoon is seen behind a metal tree at the Juan Pablo II square in Managua, Nicaragua.

22. Marbach am Neckar, Germany

The moon rises over the Schiller museum in the village of Marbach am Neckar, near Ludwigsburg, Germany.
Thomas Kienzle / AFP / Getty Images

The moon rises over the Schiller museum in the village of Marbach am Neckar, near Ludwigsburg, Germany.

23. Skopje, Macedonia

Boris Grdanoski / AP
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24. Kuwait City, Kuwait

Yasser Al-zayyat / AFP / Getty Images

25. Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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26. Prague, Czech Republic

David W Cerny / Reuters

27. Vienna, Austria

The supermoon rises above a statue at Praterstern in Vienna, Austria.
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The supermoon rises above a statue at Praterstern in Vienna, Austria.

28. Lahore, Pakistan

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