Tunnel to the Other Side of the Earth

Have you ever wondered which part of the other side of the earth is directly below you? Find out using this map tunnelling tool.

Map Tunnelling Tool

Map 1 Map 2
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Options

[Map Height : Small - Medium - Large]

Unlink Zoom between Map 1 and Map 2

Manual Input

Input the latitude and longitude of a point on the left map and see its corresponding antipode on the right map.

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OR, search by place name...

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How to use the Map Tunnelling Tool

Drag map 1 or 2 by clicking and holding the map as you move it. When you let go and finish dragging the map the other map will then show you where about's on the earth the far end of the imaginary tunnel will be. In effect it will show you what is at the other side of the earth.

To make things easier, you can also zoom the map in and out.

You can adjust the height of the map by using the small, medium and large buttons.

You can also change the map view using the Map, Satellite and Hybrid buttons. This works independently for each map.

About

This is a Antipodes Map. An antipode of a point on the earth is the region on the Earth's surface which is diametrically opposite to that point. The two points which are antipodal to one another are considered to be connected by a straight line or tunnel through the centre of the Earth.

Version History

Future Developments

Ideas and improvements that are due to be implemented in the future. If you think of any ways of improving this tunnelling tool or spot any bugs, then please get in touch.

Relevant Links

Google Earth Tunnelling Tool

What would happen if I drilled a tunnel through the centre of the Earth and jumped into it?

Latitude and longitude converter and antipodal calculator

Antipodes: The Other Side of the World

Previous Comments For This Page

I started digging from here in Weber, New Zealand and ended up in Madrid Spain!
On 19/12/2014

I'm using the map to plan a future trip to Whangarie New Zealand. It is exactly opposite the Riad I stayed in while in Tangier Morocco. When I get there I'll have friends I met in Tangier place one piece of bread on the ground and I'll do the same in Whangarei. The entire earth will become a sandwich!!!
By Dan Oberste, Arkansas USA on 18/12/2014

useful to know how far away from a bad marriage you can get.
By patrick on 30/11/2014

This honestly made me realize how big the earth is... Awesome job.
On 30/11/2014

I often use the phrase "digging to china" when asking where my kids are digging to. Nice to know it's actually the Indian Ocean near Australia that they could be digging to.
By Jennifer on 13/11/2014

I had always hoped, as a Londoner, that Australia would be exactly 'down under' (what brought me to this website). Turns out 'down under' is actually miles away, South East of New Zealand in fact. Thank you for this illuminating tool. Well done!
By Mac on 29/10/2014

No mal, yo podré llegar en el océano indiano de mi casa con...un taladro!
On 15/10/2014

the main thing i found that the antipodal point lies on sea for any point on land and vice versa for almost 95 percents points. Amazing!!!!
By Mathbar singh Raut , Nepal on 11/10/2014

So I just realized after tracing the perimeter of the USA in the map that it doesn't matter where in the USA you are, you'd end up in middle of the Indian Ocean (maybe if you're lucky enough you'd end up in a tiny wee island). I live in Santiago, Chile and I'd end up in central China.
By Miguel on 29/09/2014

Missouri here and tunnels me to Indian Ocean. Just west of Australia 800 miles
On 02/09/2014

Their busy
By Allie on 23/08/2014

I would find the missing Malaysia flight if I dug across the globe.
By Jay on 09/07/2014

Easy to loose hours here! :D I plan no tunnel since I'd end up close to Antarctica with Campbell Island and Pitt Island as closest strips of land. BTW, has anybody found out which capitals line up best? I find Madrid and Wellington lining up pretty well. Quito and Kuala Lumpur being another candidate. :) And to Pete in Bristol: Xi'an and Santiago is a good match for larger cities.
By jesper (Sweden) on 05/07/2014

Why don't you create a map that would show a tunnel between 2 cities that doesn't go through the center of the earth, just to see the shortest distance and direction between two points through tunneling Like inserting a pin in a city, coming out in the other one on a globe
By JDK nyc on 27/05/2014

Best thing to do is see where Greenwich, London, home of GMT ends up.
By Alastair on 23/05/2014

Most all of Australia's and most all of North America's antipode position is in the drink. Who knew?
By Steve on 19/05/2014

North Atlantic in line and midway between Spain and Nth America. I would drain it and Tasmania would disappear.
By Peter on 19/05/2014

I live in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. I'll end up in Brazil - Amazon rainforest if I dig a hola through earth. Lucky region named southeast asia that have land antipodes.
By Shah880509 on 18/05/2014

Right in the middle of the Indian Ocean between southern Africa and Australia. We live in Littleton, Colorado, USA.
By Sherry on 29/04/2014

It would be great if two big cities could line up,the closest i've got is Buenos Aires and Shanghai,Lima and Bangkok.
By Pete in Bristol,UK on 22/04/2014

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