14 March 2016 at 0048 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in San Diego County, California.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a female who sustained a broken ankle while on a hiking trip. The individual was transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital where she was treated.