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Display buildings in 3DExtrude polygons for 3D indoor mappingAdd a 3D modelAdjust a layer's opacityAnimate a lineAnimate a series of imagesAnimate a pointChange building color based on zoom levelChange the case of labelsDisplay HTML clusters with custom propertiesCreate and style clustersChange a layer's color with buttonsAdd a custom style layerStyle circles with a data-driven propertyStyle lines with a data-driven propertyDisplay and style rich text labelsUse a fallback imageAdd a pattern to a polygonAdd a new layer below labelsAdd a GeoJSON lineDraw GeoJSON pointsAdd hillshadingCreate a heatmap layerCreate a gradient line using an expressionAdd multiple geometries from one GeoJSON sourceStyle ocean depth dataShow and hide layersUpdate a choropleth layer by zoom levelChange worldview of administrative boundariesVariable label placementVisualize population densityAdd a GeoJSON polygon

Animate a point

Animate the position of a point by updating a GeoJSON source on each frame.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Animate a point</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.6.1/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.6.1/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; };
<div id="map"></div>
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/streets-v11',
center: [0, 0],
zoom: 2
var radius = 20;
function pointOnCircle(angle) {
return {
'type': 'Point',
'coordinates': [Math.cos(angle) * radius, Math.sin(angle) * radius]
map.on('load', function() {
// Add a source and layer displaying a point which will be animated in a circle.
map.addSource('point', {
'type': 'geojson',
'data': pointOnCircle(0)
'id': 'point',
'source': 'point',
'type': 'circle',
'paint': {
'circle-radius': 10,
'circle-color': '#007cbf'
function animateMarker(timestamp) {
// Update the data to a new position based on the animation timestamp. The
// divisor in the expression `timestamp / 1000` controls the animation speed.
map.getSource('point').setData(pointOnCircle(timestamp / 1000));
// Request the next frame of the animation.
// Start the animation.
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