The request to a Global IP address in a HTTP(S) Load Balancer goes to the nearest region relative to where it originated, and it is accomplished by using a routing technology called Anycast.
So, it depends on where the client is located; if it is in Europe, sure thing the data will not leave Europe.
Thank you Gabriel for your response. Yes, I read in the documentation that it goes into nearest region, but my question is is this guaranteed? Also, does this work the same for all regions, or are there any regions currently without Global Endpoints?
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Thanks, but that‘s not the question I was asking.
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Yes, the traffic when you choose only a region to deploy your http regional load balancer in GCP will keep traffic between VM instances that are in the same region in Google's network.
It is important to mention that Regional external IP can be contacted from anywhere on the internet. The term “regional” indicates that the Google Cloud resources must all be in a single Google Cloud region.
Regarding the regions and the traffic routing, you can consult this document that can help you to check the network services tiers .
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