23 September 2015 at 1334 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device on the Marañón River in Peru. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported five individuals who became immobile due to their malfunctioning vessel. The individuals were transported by local police to a secure location. No injuries reported with this incident.