Close Everything you need to know about the Supermoon The Supermoon is back! The effect happens whenever the moon is as close to Earth as it can get causing the sunlight to reflect off the moon which makes the moon appear brighter. WBIR 5:01 PM. EDT July 15, 2014 JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Newport Animal Shelter likely to close Scanner audio of the moment the escaped Georgia inmates were captured Terrifying moments that led up inmates' surrender Suspect assaults officers during traffic stop Woman's surprise visit by Crusoe Deputies: Boy kept in harness bolted to floor Newport animal shelter could close Homicide charges for missing woman's daughter Search continues for escaped inmates Pet of the Week: Discounted Pet Adoptions More Stories Goodell: NFL not changing its national anthem policy Oct 18, 2017, 2:53 p.m. Dolly Parton donates 165k books to help children… Oct 18, 2017, 12:57 p.m. Suspect in Emma Walker's murder has trial date pushed back Oct 18, 2017, 11:46 a.m.