Earthquake location 29.157°S, 71.272°W
A major 6.1 earthquake hit Vallenar, Chile on Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 19:02:05 UTC, at a depth of 61.8 km (38.4 mi).

Eight major (>5.9) earthquakes have hit in the last seven days. 

Jesus said these signs would appear before He returns, "Nation will rise against nation, kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines, pestilences and earthquakes in divers places" Matthew 24:7.

According to the graph below, prepared by, earthquakes have increased over 200% between 2010 and 2011!  For those of you who are paying attention and have a desire to know, this speaks volumes to us, does it not? 

Jesus said, "Blessed are those servants whom the Master, when He comes, will find watching" Luke 12:37.

Jesus also said, "When you see these things, know that it is near (His return), even at the doors" Matthew 24:33. 

The graph below shows the drastic increase in earthquake activity between 2010 and 2011 (look closely at the 2011 increase near the right border).