By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Halloween will be extra eerie Saturday thanks to a blue moon, the first the U.S. has seen in more than two-and-a-half years.

A view of the full moon in Rajasthan, India, on Oct. 30, 2020. (Getty Images)

Saturday’s moon won’t actually be blue in color. A blue moon occurs when two full moons occur in the same month, the first time this has happened since March of 2018.

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The first full moon of the month occurred on Oct. 1.

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According to CBS News, this is also the first time a Halloween full moon has been visible in every time zone worldwide since 1944.

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The last time a full moon fell on Halloween was in 2001.