For example, if the latitude and longitude is

25.1054, 121.5973

then what if it is off by a small amount, such as 0.0001:

25.1055, 121.5974

Then can it readily tell how many feet or meters it is off by?

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    Not directly because lengths in degrees vs. meters vary. You will find loads of reading by searching "great circle distance" and "haversine formula".
    – user30184
    Nov 28, 2016 at 9:02
  • it is not 0.0001 translating to about 11.1 meters as in the answers of the other question? Nov 28, 2016 at 18:33
  • If you are at latitude of 70 degrees you can check with this calculator csgnetwork.com/degreelenllavcalc.html that in East-West direction it translates to about 3.8 meters.
    – user30184
    Nov 28, 2016 at 19:17


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