Machala Geographic coordinates

Machala is located at latitude -3.25861 and longitude -79.96053. It is part of South America and the southern hemisphere.

Decimal coordinates

Simple standard

-3.25861, -79.96053

DD Coodinates

Decimal Degrees

3.2586° S 79.9605° W

DMS Coordinates

Degrees, Minutes and Seconds

3°15'31'' S 79°57.632' W

The geographic coordinate system enables any place in the world to be located using its latitude and longitude. The latitude is the position relative to the equator, specifying the north-south position. The longitude specifies the east-west position measured from a reference meridian (usually the Greenwich Prime Meridian). The latitude and longitude of Machala have been calculated based on the geodetic datum WGS84.

Map of Machala with coordinates

Latitude and longitude of Ecuador

There are many systems and formats to represent geographic coordinates. The following table matches the equivalence between the most common formats:

System Latitude Longitude
Simple decimal standard -3.25861 -79.96053
Decimal Degrees (DD) 3.2586° S 79.9605° W
Degrees and Decimal Minutes (DDM) 3°15.517' S 79°57.632' W
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds (DMS) 3°15'31'' S 79°57'37.9'' W

Cities at the same latitude as Machala

City Coordinates
Fortaleza, Brazil -3.71722, -38.54306
Manaus, Brazil -3.10194, -60.025
Iquitos, Peru -3.74912, -73.25383
Caucaia, Brazil -3.73611, -38.65306
Gitega, Burundi -3.42708, 29.92463

Cities at the same longitude as Machala

City Coordinates
Guayaquil, Ecuador -2.19616, -79.88621
Toronto, Canada 43.70643, -79.39864
Trujillo, Peru -8.11599, -79.02998
Panama City, Panama 9.33404, -79.89172
Cuenca, Ecuador -2.90055, -79.00453