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what srid google map use to calculate distance

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Hi,
I'm using postGIS and EPSG 32661 to calculate distance between 2 point from google map, but the result is not matched.
Could you tell me what srid google map use to calculate distance
Thank you in advance.
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Use 4326 as SRID for your data....
To do distance calculations, use distance_sphere (fast, less accurate) or distance_spheroid (slow, very accurate).
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