Here is the text of another thread from some time ago:
"I see that FTM 2017 is now including MAP tags with LATI and LONG information in its exported gedcom files.
I discovered that these tags can be blocked in WorldConnect by going into the "Living Person Options" and entering into "Tags to Remove", MAP, LATI,LONG."
This option is currently not available, and it may change when RootsWeb re-emerges as a working entity. You will have to look at the gedcom file to see how the tag is constructed and add it to this setting. This is all hypothetical at this point. I know one thing, this setting is not in a place where you think it should be...