Updated: Mon, 24 Jun 2013 08:15:00 GMT | By Santirta Martendano, PlasaMSN and MSN UK
The Supermoon: Big, bright and beautiful

See pictures from all over the world of the 'Supermoon', when the moon was at its closest to Earth this year at 01:00am, June 24 (GMT)



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According to NASA, the moon looks as much as 14% bigger when it is nearest to Earth on its elliptical orbit, as well as up to 30% brighter. It occurs once every 14 full moons in a full moon cycle. While many have associated the supermoon with natural disasters such as earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to it's oceanic and crustal tides, there has been little evidence to support this. If you've missed the chance to see it the past weekend, fret not - the supermoon will be back on August 10, 2014.

In picture, the supermoon is a big ball of orange against the night sky at the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore.

Click on to see more photos!

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