Antipode of Likiep, Marshall Islands

The opposite side of the world to Likiep is Georgetown, Ascension, Saint Helena.


Marshall Islands

Continent: Oceania

Coordinates: 9.825, 169.311

Antipodal point

South Atlantic Ocean

Exact location on the other side of the world

Coordinates: -9.825, -10.689


Saint Helena

Georgetown is the closest city to Likiep's antipodal point (460 km).

The antipodal city to Likiep is Georgetown. This means that, among all the populated locations in the world, the farthest city from Likiep is Georgetown.

The distance from Likiep to Georgetown is about 20,000 kilometers. A direct flight would take around 22 hours, but there aren't commercial routes between these cities.

Cities on the other side of the world of Likiep

This table contains the populated locations that are closest to Likiep's antipode. These are the farthest cities in the world from Likiep.

City Country Distance from antipode Coordinates
Georgetown, Ascension Saint Helena 460 km (-7.929, -14.412)
Jamestown, Saint Helena Saint Helena 864 km (-15.925, -5.718)
Half Tree Hollow, Saint Helena Saint Helena 865 km (-15.937, -5.720)
St. Paul's, Saint Helena Saint Helena 865 km (-15.945, -5.725)
Longwood, Saint Helena Saint Helena 868 km (-15.949, -5.686)
Harper, Maryland County Liberia 1,605 km (4.378, -7.711)
Soublaké, Bas-Sassandra District Ivory Coast 1,610 km (4.369, -7.455)
Djoutou, Bas-Sassandra District Ivory Coast 1,614 km (4.417, -7.509)
Prollo, Bas-Sassandra District Ivory Coast 1,615 km (4.434, -7.534)
Boké, Bas-Sassandra District Ivory Coast 1,616 km (4.405, -7.376)

Likiep, Marshall Islands

Local time:

Coordinates: 9.8251° N 169.3107° E

Georgetown, Saint Helena

Local time:

Coordinates: 7.9286° S 14.4119° W

How to calculate the antipodal point?

The antipode can be calculated by understanding the geographic coordinates and applying simple formulas. We will use the following variables:

  • LatO: Latitude at the origin point.
  • LngO: Longitude at the origin point.
  • LatA: Latitude at the antipodal point.
  • LngA: Longitude at the antipodal point.

Step 1: Obtain the geographic coordinates of Likiep

The DMS coordinates are: 9°49'30.4'' N 169°18'38.3'' E .

Calculations are easier by using the decimal format, hence:

LatO = 9.82511°

LngO = 169.31065°

Step 2: Calculate the latitude

LatA = - LatO = -9.82511°

Since the latitude is positive (north direction), the antipode must be negative (south direction).

Step 3: Calculate the longitude

LngA = LngO ± 180° = 169.31065 - 180° = -10.68935°

Since the longitude is positive, we subtract 180° to ensure the final value lies between (-180, 180). If it were the other way around, we would sum 180° for the same reason.


The antipode of Likiep is located on coordinates: (LatA, LngA) = (-9.82511, -10.68935)

In DMS format: 9°49'30.4'' N 169°18'38.3'' E .

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