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NEARBY key [CURSOR start] [LIMIT count] [SPARSE spread] [MATCH pattern] [DISTANCE] [WHERE field min max ...] [WHEREIN field count value [value ...] ...] [WHEREEVAL script numargs arg [arg ...] ...] [WHEREEVALSHA sha1 numargs arg [arg ...] ...] [NOFIELDS] [FENCE] [DETECT what] [COMMANDS which] [COUNT|IDS|OBJECTS|POINTS|BOUNDS|(HASHES precision)] (POINT lat lon meters)|(ROAM key pattern meters)

The NEARBY command searches a collection for objects that are close to a specified point. The KNN algorithm is used instead of the standard overlap+Haversine algorithm, sorting the results in order of ascending distance from that point, i.e., nearest first.

This command has many options, but at it’s most simplest it may appear like:

NEARBY fleet LIMIT 1 POINT 33.462 -112.268 to find the object closest to the given point.

If the radius is given: NEARBY fleet POINT 33.462 -112.268 6000 then the search will be limited by that radius, in this case 6000 meters.

Search Options

For a complete list of search options please see the INTERSECTS command.

Output Formats

For a complete list of output formats please see the INTERSECTS command.