21 breathtaking photos of the supermoon taken around the world


There's nothing quite like it.

For the first time since 1948, the world was treated to a supermoon.

Read more: It’s going to be a sight to behold! How best to view tonight’s spectacular supermoon Appearing 30% brighter and 14% larger than a normal full moon, there is no doubt the phenomenon is a sight to behold. And there are photos to prove it. Here are some of the incredible photos of the phenomenon from around the world.

1. California, US

2. Athens, Greece

3. Cape Town, South Africa

4. Tenerife, Spain

5. Utah, US

6. Wyoming, US

7. Baikonur, Kazakhstan

A photo posted by NASA (@nasa) on

8. Rome, Italy

9. Texas, US

A photo posted by Texas A&M University (@tamu) on

10. Guangzhou, China

11. Sydney, Australia

How 'bout this one by @ianbirdphoto tonight! Share your #supermoon by the sea shots with us

A photo posted by Coastalwatch (@coastalwatch) on

12. Frankfurt, Germany

A photo posted by CNN (@cnn) on

13. Florida, US

A photo posted by Chris Parent (@chrisparent) on

14. Queensland, Australia

A photo posted by Australia (@australia) on

15. Kutahya, Turkey

16. Florida, US

17. Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

18.Colorado, US

19. New York, US

A photo posted by Chad Rachman (@chadrock) on

20. Perth, Australia

A photo posted by Getty Images (@gettyimages) on

21. Cape Town, South Africa

Did you take any photos of the supermoon? E-mail them to, we'd love to see them!

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