Map of the Internet

Mini-FAQ

What? This site plots any IPv4 address on this xkcd comic. In other words, it shows where you lie in the structure of IP addresses.

How? The comic orders IP addresses on a Hilbert curve, and marks the /8 blocks by their original allocation from the 1980s.

Who? I’m Hourann Bosci and I’m indebted to ...

Not sure where you lie in the great wilderness that is the Internet? Wondering how far away your friends (or enemies) are along the TCP/IP pipes? Look no further — just use the Map of the Internet!

To find yourself:

Or just enter a host name or IP address to locate:

If you’d rather just watch, try these:

You might also like to inspect the PHP code behind this site, or check out other implementations of the map by Dylan Alex Simon and yellowbkpk.