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The world, according to one widely debunked theory, is slated to kết thúc on Dec. 21. Around the world the paranoid are readying themselves for Doomsday, a date they believe sầu is predicted in an ancient Mayan prophesy. There"s just one problem: no one seems khổng lồ know at just what time we"re all supposed to lớn meet our fiery kết thúc. ABC News is checking in around the world, as the cloông xã turns lớn midnight on Dec. 21, to find out if the world has ended - so far, so 8004.infood.

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Mexiteo City, Mexico (midnight 1:00 a.m. ET; GMT -6): "Everything is very normal," said Andrea, an employee at the JW Marriott. Andrea, who declined lớn give her last name, said the khách sạn guests are all safe & sound. The world there has not ended.

Thành Phố New York, U.S. (midnight; 12:00 a.m. ET; GMT -5): From the ABC News newsroom in New York City, we can confirm the world here has not ended.

London, U.K. (midnight; 7 p.m. ET; GMT +0): ABC News" Jeffrey Kofman reports: It did feel a bit lượt thích the kết thúc of the world here in London today. The rain was so heavy, the clouds so dark, the winter chill so penetrating that had Noah"s Ark sailed past I might have sầu hitched a ride. But all this has more to lớn vị with the time of the year than all the hyperventilating about the Mayan calendar. … Fear not, North America. There is no need lớn rush lớn your doomsday bunkers. On this side of the Atlantic, the world is still turning. By the time the Mayan calendar runs out where you are, it looks you"ll be OK, too.

Bugarach, France (midnight; 6:00 p.m. ET; GMT +1): "Apocalypse? Non!" said an exasperated resident of this tiny French mountain town in the Pyrenees. Foreign journalists alone doubled the population of the town rumored khổng lồ be one of the few places that would have sầu been spared annihilation had the world ended. The world there has not ended.


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People gather at dusk in Bugarach, France a small village in the foothills of the Pyrenees. The mountain town is rumored to lớn be a place of protection should Doomsday come.


Moscow, Russia (2:00 a.m; 5:00 p.m. ET; GMT +4) UPDATE: ABC"s Kirit Radia reports: "revelers are celebrating at a luxury "End of the World Party" in an underground Soviet bunker in Moscow for a chance to lớn dance into lớn the apocalypse. So far it looks like they"ll wake up on Friday, albeit perhaps with at han8004.infover that feels like brimstone & fire. But all is not lost. Organizers plan khổng lồ give sầu everyone a 50 percent refund if the Mayans 8004.infot it wrong." The world there still has not ended.

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Moscow, Russia (midnight; 3:00 p.m. ET; GMT +4): "Everything in Russia is O.K. Maybe some people were worried, but notoàn thân seems worried anymore," said Nikolai Yeriomin at the Sheraton Palace Hotel. A recent survey found that 9 percent of Russians believed the world would over on Dec. 21, prompting President Vladimir Putin to lớn calm his people"s nerves & tell them they would be fine for another 4.5 billion years. The world there has not ended.

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Calcutta, India (midnight; 1:30 p.m. ET; GMT +5:30): "We are all all right. Thank you for asking," said Sister Mary of Mother Teresa"s Missionaries of Charity. The world there has not ended.

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Phuket, Vương Quốc của nụ cười (midnight; 12 p.m. ET; GMT + 7): "Everything is normal. The hotel is open and people are having a 8004.infood time," reported a laughing Lek Kalymunag, from the Hilton Phuket Resort & Spage authority. The world there has not ended.

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Shangnhì, Trung Quốc (midnight; 11 a.m. ET; GMT +8): "Everything is OK. Yes. No, problems," said a still living customer service operator at the Bank of Shangnhì. The world there has not ended.

Tokyo, Japan (midnight; 10 a.m. ET; GMT +9): "Yes, people are playing ping-pong," said a man identifying himself as Hiyashi at Lesiure Lvà Pallette Town, a 24-hour đoạn phim arcade & bowling alley. The world there has not ended.

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Sydney, Australia (midnight; 9 a. m. ET; GMT +10): "We"re still kicking, we"re still throwing beers," Ellie Spicer, a manager at 3 Wise Monkeys Pub tells ABC News. The world there has not ended.

Aucklvà, New Zealvà (midnight; 7 a.m. ET; GMT +12): The world there has not ended.