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In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world

The moon will orbit closest to the earth since 1948.

In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
A supermoon rises over the Statue of Freedom on the Capitol dome in Washington, DC November 13, 2016. The supermoon will venture to its closest point in 68 years, leaving only 221,524 miles (356,508 km) between Earth and the moon. (Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
The moon rises over the White House in Washington on November 13, 2016. An unusually large and bright Moon will adorn the night sky on Monday, November 14, 2016 -- the closest 'supermoon' to Earth in 68 years and a chance for dramatic photos and spectacular surf. (Yuri Gripas/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
A supermoon rises over Washington, DC November 13, 2016. The ‘supermoon’ will venture to its closest point in 68 years, leaving only 221,524 miles (356,508 km) between Earth and the moon. (Eva Hambach/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
A man stands on a balcony of a building of Madrid as the moon rises in background, on November 13, 2016, on the eve of a 'supermoon'. On November 14, 2016, the moon will orbit closer to the earth than at any time since 1948, named a 'supermoon', it is defined by a Full or New moon coinciding with the moon's closest approach to the Earth. (Gerard Julien/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
A commercial jet flies in front of the moon on its approach to Heathrow airport in west London on November 13, 2016. Tomorrow, the moon will orbit closer to the earth than at any time since 1948, named a 'supermoon', it is defined by a Full or New moon coinciding with the moon's closest approach to the Earth. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
The moon rises behind HSBC bank in London's Docklands on November 13, 2016. Tomorrow, the moon will orbit closer to the earth than at any time since 1948, named a 'supermoon', it is defined by a Full or New moon coinciding with the moon's closest approach to the Earth. (Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
The moon rises behind a car on the The Emirates Air Line (cable car) in London's Docklands on November 13, 2016. Tomorrow, the moon will orbit closer to the earth than at any time since 1948, named a 'supermoon', it is defined by a Full or New moon coinciding with the moon's closest approach to the Earth. (Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images)
In pictures: Supermoon sightings around the world
The moon rises with Syon House in the foreground, in west London on November 13, 2016. Tomorrow, the moon will orbit closer to the earth than at any time since 1948, named a 'supermoon', it is defined by a Full or New moon coinciding with the moon's closest approach to the Earth. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)