Originally Posted by Nozza x360a
I've just noticed this now that a few random events have popped up. Worth noting that as well as the blue/red dot, just as the event pops up on your mini-map, the whole square flashes white.
So it's kind of another signal to tell you that something is near by that you need to investigate.
I'll add this in, but I didn't even notice this myself! How unobservant of me.