Latitude Longitude Finder provides Latitude, Longitude and Greenwich Mean Time for a Place which is Geographic Coordinate for every location on the Earth.
These Geographic Coordinate represents Vertical Position on the Earth called Latitude and Horizontal Position called Longitude.
Latitude Longitude Finder – How to Use it
Just type your place or location in the text box provided, this piece of script compares the input data and display its Latitude, Longitude and GMT Timezone.
Latitude Longitude Finder – Brief Description
Longitude represents a location on Earth between EAST-WEST direction, relative to Greenwich Meridian. Places in East of Greenwich have longitude angles from 0 degree to +180 degrees.
Places in West of Greenwich have Latitude angles from 0 degree to -180 degrees. Longitude is always converted into DEGREES and MINUTES. 60 minutes corresponds to 15°.
It is said that Earth rotates 15° in one hour time approximately.
Latitude represents a location on Earth between North-South direction, relative to equator. If you are on the equator your latitude is zero.
If you are near the north pole your latitude is nearly +90 degrees north. If you are near the south pole your latitude is almost -90 degrees south.
What is Greenwich Time (GMT)?
GMT is also called as Greenwich Meridian Time because Time is measured from the Greenwich Meridian Line at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.
Greenwich is the place from where all time zones are measured. Generally Time Zone is denoted as GMT + Hrs Mins or GMT – Hrs Mins.
This small Latitude Longitude Finder script helps anyone to find Latitude, Longitude and GMT (Time Zone) of almost any place in the world.
Latitude, Longitude and GMT is used in many areas such as in Astrology to plot a Birth Chart, Numerology etc..