13 July 2016 at 1828 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a InReach 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 transported five individuals who became stranded due to their vessel taking on water. The individuals were transported by Coast Guard vessel to a secure location on land. No injuries were reported with this incident.