10 March 2017 at 0317 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 the U.S. Coast Guard District 7 and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported a 27-year-old male whose kayak ran aground. The individual was transported by helicopter to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.