15 June 2016 at 1754 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Ecuador.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a group of individuals who became stranded on top of their vessel due to the vessel becoming capsized. The individuals were transported by rescue vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.