Very quietly over the past couple of weeks, if you have been paying attention you will notice that we have had a 'major' earthquake almost every day. Because of other, predominate world events, these quakes have received little attention.
First, just a quick glimpse of the earthquake map reveals multiple quakes up and down the coastal regions of North and South America - not to mention from east to west geographically, all the way to Sicily.
In the last 2 days alone we have seen:
5.0 Tonga Islands
Not to mention two quakes in unusual regions of the U.S., including Arkansas (4.6), Kentucky (4.3) and Utah (4.5)
Take a look at these trends, just since the early '70's:
Today's major quakes:
Also in the news today: