04 July 2015 at 0804 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in East Iceland.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male individual that sustained severe stomach pains while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where he received treatment for his condition.