Photos: Sunday night's supermoon was extra super

Not only was Sunday night's moon considered a supermoon, it was also the closest it's been to Earth in the 21st century.
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Not only was Sunday night's moon considered a supermoon, it was also the closest it's been to Earth in the 21st century.

Supermoons happen when one side of the full moon is really close to Earth. Around 5:15 a.m. Monday, the supermoon was estimated to be 221,524 miles from Earth, and according to NASA, you won't be able to see the moon this close again until November 2034.

You'll be able to see another supermoon on Dec. 14, it will just be slightly farther away. The last supermoon on Oct. 16 was also just a tad farther away than it was Sunday night.

Here are some supermoon views from around the world.

A look at the #supermoon tonight over Minneapolis from @kare11's Sky11 helicopter. pic.twitter.com/4Jb298ddyi

— Jeremiah Jacobsen (@jcjacobsen) November 13, 2016

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