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Center the map on a clicked symbol

Use events and flyTo to center the map on a symbol.

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<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>Center the map on a clicked symbol</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no">
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.1.1/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet">
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v2.1.1/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<style>
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
</style>
</head>
<body>
<div id="map"></div>
<script>
// TO MAKE THE MAP APPEAR YOU MUST
// ADD YOUR ACCESS TOKEN FROM
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
container: 'map',
style: 'mapbox://styles/mapbox/light-v10',
center: [-90.96, -0.47],
zoom: 7.5
});
map.on('load', function () {
// Add an image to use as a custom marker
map.loadImage(
'https://docs.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/assets/custom_marker.png',
function (error, image) {
if (error) throw error;
map.addImage('custom-marker', image);
// Add a GeoJSON source with 3 points.
map.addSource('points', {
'type': 'geojson',
'data': {
'type': 'FeatureCollection',
'features': [
{
'type': 'Feature',
'properties': {},
'geometry': {
'type': 'Point',
'coordinates': [
-91.395263671875,
-0.9145729757782163
]
}
},
{
'type': 'Feature',
'properties': {},
'geometry': {
'type': 'Point',
'coordinates': [
-90.32958984375,
-0.6344474832838974
]
}
},
{
'type': 'Feature',
'properties': {},
'geometry': {
'type': 'Point',
'coordinates': [
-91.34033203125,
0.01647949196029245
]
}
}
]
}
});
// Add a symbol layer
map.addLayer({
'id': 'symbols',
'type': 'symbol',
'source': 'points',
'layout': {
'icon-image': 'custom-marker'
}
});
}
);
// Center the map on the coordinates of any clicked symbol from the 'symbols' layer.
map.on('click', 'symbols', function (e) {
map.flyTo({
center: e.features[0].geometry.coordinates
});
});
// Change the cursor to a pointer when the it enters a feature in the 'symbols' layer.
map.on('mouseenter', 'symbols', function () {
map.getCanvas().style.cursor = 'pointer';
});
// Change it back to a pointer when it leaves.
map.on('mouseleave', 'symbols', function () {
map.getCanvas().style.cursor = '';
});
});
</script>
</body>
</html>