When Jesus walked this Earth, He was asked about the sign of His coming and the “end of the age.” He replied in Matthew 24:7 by saying one of the signs would be “earthquakes” in different places. It was recorded in Mark 13 and Luke 21 also. On March 11, 2011 there was a 9.1 earthquake off of Japan.
It created a tsunami that killed thousands and ripped apart a nuclear power plant. The earthquake was so powerful that it altered Japan’s coast line. It moved Earth’s axis very slightly. It even caused the Earth to wobble on its axis. Japan moved eight feet toward China. 140,000 people that lived closest to the nuclear reactor meltdown were ordered to seal themselves inside their homes. Over 10,000 were believed to be killed. One whole city of 10,000 are still missing. Japan’s stock market plummeted over 10 percent. Thousands were left homeless and starving without food and drinkable water. The tsunami reached as far away as Oregon and California with little to no damage. New Zealand A 6.3 earthquake hit three miles from Christchurch on February 21, 2011. It nearly demolished the whole town. They have never given up hope of finding other possible survivors until now. Haiti On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 earthquake hit Haiti with devastating effects. The city closest to the
epicenter collapsed. Roads and airports made movement impossible because of the destructive nature of the earthquake. As a result, relief supplies were delayed for several days. Indonesia On December 26, 2004 the third largest earthquake recorded in modern history, 9.1 to 9.3 in the ocean floor, sent a series of tsunamis that battered the coastlines of twelve countries that surrounded the Indian Ocean. It killed in excess of 230,000 people and left many lives devastated. Earthquakes Progressively Worsen When you check the history of earthquakes, you will find a progression of strength from 3.2 up to 9.3. The trend in number of earthquakes rose each decade during the 20th century into the 21st century. They literally go off the charts in the 21st century. Some earthquakes have caused the entire planet to vibrate, and caused other earthquakes as far away from the Indian Ocean as Alaska.