But this month, the moon will become full less than eight hours after its nearest approach to Earth, making it the closest of the four supermoons.
While confined to their homes due to the lockdown imposed to stem the spread of coronavirus, people in Cyprus will have a unique opportunity to catch a glimpse of the "Pink Supermoon". This means as the moon orbits, it comes closer to the Earth and farther away, depending on the month.
Though it will be visible from 6.55pm Tuesday to 6.55am Wednesday, with a full moon in the sky during the nights before and after.More news: Steelers Planning As Though Ben Roethlisberger Will Play
The pink supermoon gets its named from the pink wildflower that bloom during spring in North America.
When the full moon appears at perigee it is slightly brighter and larger than a regular full moon - and that, my friends, is what we call a "supermoon".
But on Tuesday it will be just 357,035km from us and will be at its biggest and brightest this year.More news: UK’s "Yorkshire Ripper" serial killer Peter Sutcliffe dies
April's supermoon is the third of the year, following the worm moon on March 9.
According to Time and Date, other names for this full moon include Sprouting Grass Moon, Fish Moon, Hare Moon, and Egg Moon. The name originates from Native American culture as this event often coincides with pink phlox flowers blooming in spring.
"Watch for the biggest full moon of the year to shine all night long as it beams in the east after sunset April 7, climbs highest up for the night around midnight, and sets in the west around sunrise April 8", EarthSky's Bruce McClure said.More news: 12 killed as India, Pakistan trade fire in disputed Kashmir