Google Maps API Add marker on google maps onclick event

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In this example you will learn how to add a marker on a click in google map.

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Syntax

  map.addListener('click', function(event) {  
    addMarker(event.latLng);  
  });

Example Draw Marker On Click

<!DOCTYPE html>  
<html>  
  <head> <!-- www.techstrikers.com --> 
    <title>On Click Draw Markers</title>  
    <style>  
      html, body {  
        height: 100%;  
        margin: 0;  
        padding: 0;  
      }  
      #map {  
        height: 99%;  
        width: 99%;
      }  
#panel {  
  position: absolute;  
  top: 10px;  
  left: 25%;  
  z-index: 5;  
  background-color: #fff;  
  padding: 5px;  
  border: 1px solid #999;  
  text-align: center;  
}  

 
#panel, .panel {  
  font-family: 'Roboto','sans-serif';  
  line-height: 30px;  
  padding-left: 10px;  
}  
 
#panel select, #panel input, .panel select, .panel input {  
  font-size: 15px;  
}  
 
#panel select, .panel select {  
  width: 100%;  
}  
 
#panel i, .panel i {  
  font-size: 12px;  
}  
  
    </style>  
    <script async defer  
        src="https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/js?signed_in=true&callback=initMap"></script>  
<script>  

var map;  
var markers = [];  
  
function initMap() {  
  var lat_lng = {lat: 17.08672, lng: 78.42444};  
  
  map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById('map'), {  
    zoom: 7,  
    center: lat_lng,  
    mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.TERRAIN  
  });  
  
  // This event listener will call addMarker() when the map is clicked.  
  map.addListener('click', function(event) {  
    addMarker(event.latLng);  
  });  
  
  // Adds a marker at the center of the map.  
  addMarker(lat_lng);  
}  
  
// Adds a marker to the map and push to the array.  
function addMarker(location) {  
  var marker = new google.maps.Marker({  
    position: location,  
    map: map  
  });  
  markers.push(marker);  
}  
 </script>       
  </head>  
  <body>  
    <div id="map"></div>  
  </body>  
</html>

Above example will produce following output

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