28 October 2016 at 1621 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Mexico.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a male who became stranded due to his malfunctioning vessel. The individual was towed to shore by a Mexican Naval vessel. No injuries were reported with this incident.