November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034

The November supermoon was about 14 per cent larger in diameter and about 30 percent brighter than the when it's at its furthest from the Earth.

November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2014
A man walks on the top span of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the supermoon enters its final phase in Sydney, Australia, November 15, 2016. Reuters

People across the globe witnessed the biggest and the brightest full moon or supermoon that lighted up the night sky this week.

The moon does not go aroun d the Earth in a perfectly circular orbit, its distance can carry by as much as 14 per cent. A supermoon is a result of the Moon's elliptical orbit when it is at its closest to Earth.

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), this supermoon, was extraordinarily special as the size of the moon will not be this big until Nov 25, 2034.

The supermoon was about 14 per cent larger in diameter and about 30 percent brighter than when it's at its furthest from the Earth.

IBTimes Singapore has compiled a series of supermoon sightings from around the world for you.

November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 15, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises in Prague, Czech Republic November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt, Germany, early evening November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens, Greece. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS), at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain November 13, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice, France. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain November 13, 2016 Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
A supermoon is seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana, Cuba. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen through clouds over New York while it is seen from Bayonne in New Jersey. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen behind a building in Shanghai, China November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
An eagle is silhouetted against the 'supermoon' in Kathmandu, Nepal November 14, 2016. Reuters

November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2014
A man walks on the top span of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as the supermoon enters its final phase in Sydney, Australia, November 15, 2016. Reuters

People across the globe witnessed the biggest and the brightest full moon or supermoon that lighted up the night sky this week.

The moon does not go aroun d the Earth in a perfectly circular orbit, its distance can carry by as much as 14 per cent. A supermoon is a result of the Moon's elliptical orbit when it is at its closest to Earth.

According to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), this supermoon, was extraordinarily special as the size of the moon will not be this big until Nov 25, 2034.

The supermoon was about 14 per cent larger in diameter and about 30 percent brighter than when it's at its furthest from the Earth.

IBTimes Singapore has compiled a series of supermoon sightings from around the world for you.

November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is partly covered by clouds as it sets behind Wat Phrathat Doi Suthep in the northern capital of Chiang Mai, Thailand, November 15, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises in Prague, Czech Republic November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon is partly covered by clouds as it rises above the skyline of Frankfurt, Germany, early evening November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
A rising "supermoon" is seen through the Propylaea, the ancient Acropolis hill gateway, in Athens, Greece. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises behind the Soyuz MS-03 spacecraft, ahead of its upcoming launch to the International Space Station (ISS), at the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
An aeroplane flies past the London Eye wheel, and moon, a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in London, Britain Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises over the United States Capitol dome in Washington. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
People on a funfair ride are silhouetted against the moon a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in London, Britain November 13, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The weathercock of the church of St. Peter and Paul is seen in front of a moon on the eve of the "supermoon" spectacle in the village of Klein-Auheim near Hanau, Germany. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon rises behind one of the seven statues by spanish artist Jaume Plensa on Massena square in Nice, France. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen over Lake Morskie Oko in the Tatra Mountains near Zakopane, Poland. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon rises near Glastonbury Tor a day before the "supermoon" spectacle, in Glastonbury, Britain November 13, 2016 Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen behind a building under construction in Hong Kong. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The moon appears in the sky a day before the "supermoon" spectacle in Vienna, Austria. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
A supermoon is seen near a statue of Jesus Christ in Havana, Cuba. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen through clouds over New York while it is seen from Bayonne in New Jersey. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
The supermoon is seen behind a building in Shanghai, China November 14, 2016. Reuters
November Supermoon: Striking visuals of the closest full moon until 2034
An eagle is silhouetted against the 'supermoon' in Kathmandu, Nepal November 14, 2016. Reuters

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