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Incident affecting Places API

Geocoding API may be returning fewer results for US East customers

Incident began at 2022-08-04 10:33 and ended at 2022-08-04 14:03 (all times are US/Pacific).

Date Time Description
4 Aug 2022 14:03 PDT

The issue with geocoding has been resolved for all affected projects as of Thursday, 2022-08-04 13:31 US/Pacific.

We thank you for your patience while we worked on resolving the issue.

4 Aug 2022 11:59 PDT

Summary: Geocoding API may be returning fewer results for US East customers

Description: We are continuing to investigate this potential issue with geocoding in the Geocoding, Places, Directions and Distance Matrix APIs. From investigations so far, the severity of the problem appears to be low and is expected to be limited to customers accessing the services from the US East region.

We will provide more information by Thursday, 2022-08-04 14:05 US/Pacific.

Diagnosis: Fewer API calls produce a useful result.

Workaround: None at this time.