People watch as the moon rises on the night of the supermoon in Miami Beach, Fla., Aug. 10, 2014.
In the second supermoon, or perigee moon, of the summer, the moon appears 30 percent brighter and 14 percent bigger than normal. Another supermoon will appear September 9.
A supermoon rises above the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial in Arlington, Va., Aug, 10, 2014.
A supermoon hovers over New York City as seen from Weehawken, N.J., Aug. 10, 2014.
A perigree full moon or supermoon is seen behind clouds over the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Aug. 10, 2014. Another supermoon will appear September 9.
A perigree full moon or supermoon is seen on Aug. 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
A supermoon rises at Ipanema beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2014.
The full moon descends behind the Nossa Senhora da Penha Church in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2014.
The supermoon is seen in Ouro Preto, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2014.
A Catholic procession passes as a supermoon rises in the sky in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2014.
The perigee full moon, nicknamed the supermoon, rises between the columns of the Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2014.
A girl plays with a dog as a perigee moon, also known as a supermoon, rises in Madrid, Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.
Fireworks explode in front of the supermoon outside the town of Mosta, celebrating the feast of its patron saint, in central Malta, Aug. 10, 2014.
A supermoon rises while a couple takes a photo in Monterrey, Aug. 10, 2014.
A supermoon rises over the Metropolitan Cathedral in Monterrey, Mexico, Aug. 10, 2014. The astronomical event occurs when the moon is closest to the Earth in its orbit, making it appear much larger and brighter than usual.
A supermoon shines over metro Manila, Philippines, Aug. 11, 2014.
A supermoon is seen over downtown Bangkok, Thailand, Aug. 11, 2014.