13 February 2014 at 2018 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Mexico. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported two people who had become stranded after their boat had run aground. A maritime rescue boat was utilized to transport the party to safety; no injuries were reported.