Geo_point expected – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

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Geo_point expected – How to solve this Elasticsearch error

Opster Team

July-20, Version: 1.7-8.0

Before you begin reading this guide, we recommend you try running the Elasticsearch Check-Up which can resolve issues that cause many errors.

This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” geo_point expected ” to appear. To understand the issues related to this log, read the explanation below about the following Elasticsearch concepts: Node.

Advanced users might want to skip right to the common problems section in each concept or try running the Check-Up to analyze Elasticsearch configuration and help resolve this error.

Log Context

Log “geo_point expected”classname  is We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

return point.reset(lat; lon);
 } else if(parser.currentToken() == Token.VALUE_STRING) {
 String val = parser.text();
 return point.resetFromString(val; ignoreZValue; effectivePoint);
 } else {
 throw new ElasticsearchParseException("geo_point expected");
 * Parse a {@link GeoPoint} from a string. The string must have one of the following forms:


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