A boy looks through the rubble of Zarand, Iran, after a 6.4 earthquake hit the region. The quake flattened villages, killing over 400 and leaving thousands homeless.
Since 1990, the total number of earthquakes registered by scientists around the world have steadily trended upward, despite consistent measuring capabilities during this time period. There were almost twice as many earthquakes in 2004 than in 1990.
US Geological Survey
"And there will be great earthquakes in various places." Luke 21:11