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rachel65
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Latitude and Longitude not plotting on MAP

Hello!

 

I have columns for latitude and longitude4 in my data for a power bi report but when i drag it to the long and lat section for maps it does not work and just plots 0,0

 

My coordinates are in this fornat: (see below) but i dont think that is the problem seeing how there is no way to fix this anywas (n o way to convert it)

 

I attached a picture of the data.

 

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v-cherch-msft
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Hi @rachel65

 

Latitude and Longitude fields must be in Decimal Number format. Latitude values should be between -90 and 90, and longitude values should be between -180 and 180. You may try to replace your data as correct value format. Here are the articles for your reference.

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/power-bi-map-tips-and-tricks

http://radacad.com/how-to-do-power-bi-mapping-with-latitude-and-longitude-only

 

 

Regards,

Cherie

Community Support Team _ Cherie Chen
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atlrican2019
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I am having issues getting Power BI to plot the correct Lat and Long for Guam and Mexico.  My spreadsheet has the correct Lat and Long for the locations; however, when it plots it on the map the numbers change and plot it incorrectly.  I do not have any issues with other locations.  Don't know why it is not using the data that I have on my spreadsheet.  Can someone please help me figure out a solution?  Thank you!

v-cherch-msft
Employee
Employee

Hi @rachel65

 

Latitude and Longitude fields must be in Decimal Number format. Latitude values should be between -90 and 90, and longitude values should be between -180 and 180. You may try to replace your data as correct value format. Here are the articles for your reference.

 

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/power-bi/power-bi-map-tips-and-tricks

http://radacad.com/how-to-do-power-bi-mapping-with-latitude-and-longitude-only

 

 

Regards,

Cherie

Community Support Team _ Cherie Chen
If this post helps, then please consider Accept it as the solution to help the other members find it more quickly.

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