Just came across a classic website, that made me roam around the world thru satelite.Yeah.. i got my place marked there! you can also spot ur place in your city.
my place is here
The other features are the zoom level, that can be adjusted for our convenience and the scale at the bottom that differs according to the places we drag on the page.All these works are done using java scripting.
Now link to www.wikimapia.org and have fun!