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Photos: June 2013 supermoon

Updated 10:58 PM ET, Thu July 10, 2014
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The biggest and brightest moon of the year rises over a Jerusalem neighborhood on Sunday, June 23. The magic moment happened early June 23, 2013, when the moon was at the closest point to Earth in its orbit. A supermoon, which occurs once a year, is 14% larger and 30% brighter than most full moons, according to NASA. JIM HOLLANDER/EPA/LANDOV
The supermoon rises over Rome on June 23. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images
The moon hangs over the Manhattan skyline on June 23. Gary Hershorn/Reuters/Landov
The moon rises behind the Washington Monument on June 23. NASA.gov
Camels wander under the moon as it rises over the Judean Desert in the West Bank on June 23. MENAHEM KAHANA/AFP/Getty Images
Onlookers view the full moon over the city of Rome on June 23. FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images
The full moon rises over Lisbon, Portugal, on June 23. Armando Franca/AP
The supermoon is seen behind the Marina district towers in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on June 23. Kamran Jebreili/AP
The Supermoon is seen over the Statue of Liberty on June 23 in New York. Julio Cortez/AP
This view is behind a building of the Forbidden City in Beijing on June 23. Sun Ruibo/XINHUA /LANDOV
The moon lights the sky over San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador, on June 23. Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images
A cotton candy vendor weaves through the crowd during the Los Angeles Angels' baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, June 22. Mark J. Terrill/AP
A full moon rises behind the Jefferson Memorial in Washington on June 22. J. David Ake/AP
The Supermoon rises over the temple of Poseidon, the ancient Greek god of the seas, as the sun sets on Cape Sounion outside Athens, Greece, on June 22. YANNIS BEHRAKIS/Reuters/LANDOV
The moon rises behind the Peter and Paul Fortress in St. Petersburg, Russia, on June 22. ALEXANDER DEMIANCHUK/Reuters/LANDOV
The moon hangs in the sky over Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on June 22. Share your Supermoon stories. Robin Utrecht/XINHUA /LANDOV