New Year's Eve gets underway at 2 a.m. in Kiritimati (Kiribati - Christmas Islands).
The clock ticks midnight at 5 a.m. in Sydney, Australia.
Tokyo, Japan enters the new year at 7 a.m.
Beijing, China toasts midnight at 8 a.m.
At 10:30 a.m., they will be celebrating in New Delhi, India.
Troops serving in Kabul, Afghanistan will celebrate at 11:30 a.m.
Moscow, Russia will toast champagne (or vodka shots) at 1 p.m.
2010 arrives at 2 p.m. in Cairo, Egypt.
Vatican City will welcome the new year at 3 p.m.
London, England celebrates 2010 at 4 p.m.
Sao Paulo, Brazil will be cheering the new year at 6 p.m.
The ball will drop in Times Square of New York City at 9 p.m.
The 8.8 million residents of Mexico City, Mexico will celebrate at 10 p.m.
Edmonton, Canada welcomes 2010 at 11 p.m.
Past midnight in Los Angeles, on Jan. 1, 2010 at 1 a.m., Anchorage, Alaska will join in the new year's celebration.
President Barack Obama and the First Family will welcome 2010 at their vacation home in Honolulu at 2 a.m. on Jan. 1.
The entire world will have joined 2010 at 3 a.m. Los Angeles-time as Pago Pago in American Somoa rings in the new year.