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9 breathtaking photos of the supermoon from around the world

Last night’s supermoon was the first of three expected to happen over the next few months.

Updated at 14:11pm

IF YOU WERE out and about last night you might have seen the supermoon, a phenomenon that happens when a full moon coincides with the moon’s closest approach to Earth in its orbit.

Last night’s supermoon was the first of three expected in the next few months, with two more appearing on 10 August and 9 September.

Despite the cloudy weather it was still a sight to behold, and seemed even larger in other parts of the world – here are some of the most amazing shots of the phenomenon.

Queens, New York

New York Supermoon Source: John Minchillo/AP/Press Association Images

Dojran Lake, Macedonia

Macedonia Supermoon Source: Boris Grdanoski/AP/Press Association Images

Los Angeles

Padres Dodgers Baseball Source: Mark J Terrill/AP/Press Association Images

Giurgiu, Romania

Romania Supermoon Source: Vadim Ghirda/AP/Press Association Images

Memorial Bridge, Washington DC

Supermoon Source: J David Ake/AP/Press Association Images

Islamabad, Pakistan

Pakistan Supermoon Source: Anjum Naveed/AP/Press Association Images

Beijing, China

China Supermoon Source: Ng Han Guan/AP/Press Association Images

Jerusalem’s Old City

Mideast Israel Palestinians Supermoon Source: Dusan Vranic/AP/Press Association Images

Dallas, Texas

Texas Supermoon Source: LM Otero/AP/Press Association Images

And here are some photos from our readers…

Taken by Antoinette Mc Evoy in Wexford

photo1 Source: Antoinette Mc Evoy

Taken by Oliver McDonagh in Manitoba, Canada

photo (3) Source: Oliver McDonagh

Do you have any photos of the supermoon in Ireland? Let us know!

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