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40.7128n 74.0060w

What is 40.7128 N 74.0060 W coordinates?

These coordinates (latitude and longitude) pinpoint a specific location on the Earth’s surface. In this case, New York City Hall, 260 Broadway, Civic Center, Manhattan, NY 10000, USA

40.7128°N:

  • This is the latitude coordinate.
  • The “N” stands for North, indicating that the location is in the Northern Hemisphere.
  • Latitude coordinates range from 0° at the Equator to 90°N at the North Pole and 90°S at the South Pole.
  • The value “40.7128°N” means the location is 40.7128 degrees north of the Equator.

74.0060°W:

  • This is the longitude coordinate.
  • The “W” stands for West, indicating that the location is west of the Prime Meridian, which runs through Greenwich, London.
  • Longitude coordinates range from 0° at the Prime Meridian to 180°W westward and 180°E eastward.
  • The value “74.0060°W” means the location is 74.0060 degrees west of the Prime Meridian.

More information about latitude and longitude here

About the Author
I'm Daniel O'Donohue, the voice and creator behind The MapScaping Podcast ( A podcast for the geospatial community ). With a professional background as a geospatial specialist, I've spent years harnessing the power of spatial to unravel the complexities of our world, one layer at a time.