# Distance between two places on the earth Calculator

## Calculates the distance and azimuth between two places from latitudes and longitudes. | |||

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Compass from A to Bplace A(x _{1}, y_{1})、place B(x_{2}, y_{2}) |

- Purpose of use
- I wanted to be able to tell someone "You are literally 10 thousand miles away!" ...and actually know what I was talking about. Now I can do that. So....bragging rights? ;)

[1] 2019/03/19 06:59 Male / 40 years old level / Others / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Wanted to compare the distance between extreme points (N/S) of two countries.
- Comment/Request
- Great public service and easy to use (but had to transform degrees/minutes/seconds into decimals myself).

[2] 2019/01/20 21:05 Male / 40 years old level / A teacher / A researcher / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Writing a book.

[3] 2018/12/26 23:24 Male / 60 years old level or over / A retired person / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Check my distance from an earthquake epicenter.

[4] 2018/10/10 04:22 Male / 20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Measure the distance to an earthquake epicenter and knowing the time I felt it, confirm the speed of the seismic wave

[5] 2018/08/27 09:00 Male / 30 years old level / An engineer / Useful /

- Purpose of use
- research flat earth

[6] 2018/08/25 11:08 Male / 20 years old level / Elementary school/ Junior high-school student / Very /

- Purpose of use
- Twofold. To check if you used altitude in your calculation (you don''t) and to mercilessly rip off your code or formulae if you did. Still, nice bit of code.

[7] 2018/05/23 11:08 Male / 40 years old level / An office worker / A public employee / A little /

- Purpose of use
- curiosity

[8] 2018/05/12 12:43 Male / 20 years old level / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Useful /

- Purpose of use
- To see how far away I moving

[9] 2018/04/24 23:58 Male / 20 years old level / An engineer / Very /

- Purpose of use
- To check my results of the Law of Cosines that I used to find the distance between two points for my maths exploration.

[10] 2018/04/18 03:00 Female / Under 20 years old / High-school/ University/ Grad student / Very /

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