In pictures: Spectacular 'supermoon' lights up night sky

ITN cameraman Dan Martland got this picture of the Manhattan skyline Credit: Dan Martland

A so-called "supermoon" lit up the sky on Sunday night, prompting people from around the globe to share their stunning pictures of the phenomenon.

Here are some of the best images.

A view of the 'supermoon', or perigee moon, rising behind The Shard building in London Credit: PA
A child holds up the moon in Brandenburg, Germany Credit: PA
A view from the International Space Station Credit: Oleg Artemyev
A surfer paddles onto a wave as the supermoon rises off the Sydney beachside suburb of Wanda Credit: Reuters
The supermoon sets towards the western skies of Las Vegas, Nevada Credit: Reuters
An almost full moon is pictured above the illuminated 'Garden Park' in Bad Zwischenahn, Germany Credit: PA