If you've continued to follow the Pacific Ring of Fire you realize earthquake activity continues to accelerate exponentially. We know fracking has caused ongoing earthquake activity in Oklahoma but this weekend the Texas Panhandle had a 4.5. The Atlantic side of the equation has also become more active as the Mid-Atlantic Ridge rises.
3 earthquakes measuring between 6.5- and 6.8-magnitude hit off Vancouver Island Global News - October 22, 2018
Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes off the coast of Canada CNN - October 22, 2018