Probably daft question on IP search

Chipthedog asked 2 years ago

When I use whatismyip.com to get my own IP and then click "lookup" on it, the next page shows two locations side by side.

Sometimes the location is like 5 miles away and sometimes it is 15 miles away - but always from my ISP. The other location is my own.

What do the two maps represent??

1 Answers
wimiadmin Staff answered 2 years ago

The results on the left are from [URL="http://www.ip2location.com"]www.ip2location.com[/URL] and the results on the right are from [URL="http://www.ipaddresslabs.com"]www.ipaddresslabs.com[/URL].

We show 2 different sources simply to show the accuracies or inaccuracies of each database. This just gives you more information from our website vs. having to go to different websites. 🙂

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