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# What is the longitude of a place or how far it is from the prime meridian affects?

Updated: 8/10/2023

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the time zone a place is in

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Longitude is the east/west measurement (or location) of a place. The Earth's counter-clockwise spin (looking down on the North Pole) causes locations to the east of a place to start a day sooner (the sun rises earlier than the place) while locations to the west of the place start their day later - so time to the east is later and time to the west is earlier.

For example, New York is east of Dallas, and Seattle is west of Dallas. When it is noon in Dallas, it will be 1:00 PM in New York (east=later) and 10:00 AM in Seattle (west=earlier).

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the time zone a place is in

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### What is the place that zero degrees longitude?

The Prime Meridian

### What would be the line of longitude for a place that is west of the prime meridian and halfway between the prime meridian and the 180 degrease line of longitude?

90 degrees west longitude

### Which is the place in India which is on longitude prime meridian?

No place in India is on the Prime Meridian. In fact, no point in India is closer than about 5,800 km (3,600 miles) from the Prime Meridian.

90 degrees

### Is the prime meridian a line of latitude or a line of longitude?

The Prime Meridian is a line of longitude, and it sits at 0 degrees longitude.

### Which is the place in India which id on longitude prime meridian?

No place in India is on the Prime Meridian. In fact, no point in India is closer than about 5,800 km (3,600 miles) from the Prime Meridian.

### Longitude prime meridian?

The Prime Meridian is at zero degrees longitude.

### What longitude is close to the prime meridian?

The Prime Meridian is defined as Zero Longitude. Any longitude that you feel is "close" to zero is close to the Prime Meridian.

### What is the starting point for measuring longitude?

the prime meridian is the starting point when measuring the longitude

### What is a merdian?

A meridian is a constant longitude circle passing at a given place. The meridian in Greenwich is also called the Prime Meridian which is set at zero longitude.

### Does longitude pass through the prime meridian?

The Prime Meridian is the definition of zero longitude.

### The prime meridian is found at degrees longitude?

The prime meridian in located at 0 degress longitude, and passes through Grenich, England.