03 February 2016 at 1509 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a DeLorme inReach device off the coast of Australia.   IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and assisted four individuals whose vessel began taking on water. The individuals were transported by rescue vessel to a secure location. No injuries reported with this incident.