21 February 2017 at 1638 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device off the coast of Florida. IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. U.S. Coast Guard personnel responded to the location and waited for Tow Boat U.S. to tow an individual’s vessel that lost power. No injuries were reported with this incident.