Secure context
This feature is available only in secure contexts (HTTPS), in some or all supporting browsers.

The Position interface represents the position of the concerned device at a given time. The position, represented by a Coordinates object, comprehends the 2D position of the device, on a spheroid representing the Earth, but also its altitude and its speed.

Properties

The Position interface doesn't inherit any property.

Position.coords Read only Secure context
Returns a Coordinates object defining the current location.
Position.timestamp Read only Secure context
Returns a DOMTimeStamp representing the time at which the location was retrieved.

Methods

The Position interface neither implements, nor inherit any method.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Geolocation API
The definition of 'Position' in that specification.
Recommendation Initial specification.

Browser compatibility

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DesktopMobile
ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support 5Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
Secure context required (HTTPS)Chrome Full support 47Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 55IE No support NoOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support 47Chrome Android Full support 47Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 55Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
timestampChrome Full support 5Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?
coordsChrome Full support 5Edge Full support YesFirefox Full support 3.5IE Full support 9Opera Full support 16Safari Full support 5WebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support 18Edge Mobile Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support 16Safari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android ?

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