At 5:38 am a 5.2 quake shook southern Illinois. At 11:15 am a 4.5 after shock was felt. This happened on the anniversary of the 1906 quake in California.
The Bible teaches that there will be an increase in earthquakes in the last days before the return of Jesus.
For nation [ethnos] shall rise against nation, and kingdom [basileia] against kingdom: and there shall be famines [limos], and pestilences [loimos], and earthquakes [seismos], in divers places. All these are the beginning of birth pains (Matthew 24:7-8)
There have been wars, famines, pestilences, hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes in various places for hundreds of years.
Wars, famines, pestilences, hurricanes, tsunamis and earthquakes are becoming more frequent and greater in magnitude.
When you hear of wars and rumors of wars, and earthquakes do not be alarmed. Such things must happen. Just like the signs of Spring all around us so also we are given signs that the Savior will return. This is for our comfort. Soon and very soon we are going to see the King.
Therefore rejoice for your redemption is drawing near. Repent. Make each day count as if it were your last, for it just might be...