02 May 2016 at 1556 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in Mazandaran, Iran.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted four individuals who became lost while out hiking. A SAR team located the individuals and reunited them with their group. No injuries were reported with this incident.