# What UTM zone is the Philippines?

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## How do I find my UTM zone?

How to Calculate the Boundaries of an UTM Zone

1. UTM zones are all 6 degrees wide and increase from west to east starting at the -180 degree mark.
2. Calculate the eastern boundary of any UTM zone by multiplying the zone number by 6 and substract 180.
3. Subtract 6 degrees to obtain the western boundary.

## What is the location of the Philippines using the UTM coordinate system?

The Philippines are located at a latitude of 14° 34′ 59.99″ N and a longitude of 121° 00′ 0.00″ E. The latitude of the Philippines expresses the country’s location relative to the equator.

## What is the coordinate system of the Philippines?

Standard geographic coordinate in the Philippine is “Luzon 1911”, Spheroid Clark1866. The Philippine is divided into 5 zone two degrees wide. As well as UTM, “Transverse Mercator” method is projected as baseline that center of each zone.

## What is Toronto UTM zone?

Toronto, Ontario UTM Zone 17.

## What are the areas that surround the Philippines?

The Philippines shares maritime borders with China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Palau, Taiwan (ROC), and Vietnam. The Philippines are an island group of over 7,500 islands; the main islands are Luzon, Mindanao, Mindoro, Leyte, Samar, Negros, and Panay.

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## How close is the Philippines to the equator?

Distance facts

How far is Philippines from the equator and on what hemisphere is it? Philippines is 898.21 mi (1,445.54 km) north of the equator, so it is located in the northern hemisphere.

## What is the difference between WGS 84 and PRS 92?

PRS92 is based on the World Geodetic System of 1984 (WGS84) which makes use of the GPS. … Prior to PRS92, the country uses the old national geodetic network called the Philippine Geodetic Network, which was established by the United States Coast Guard and Geodetic Survey in 1901 to 1946.