23 October 2013 at 1740 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. United States Coast Guard made contact with a vessel that had picked up one individual who had become stranded after his vessel capsized. A private vessel was used to transport the individual to safety and the individual suffered no injuries.