Haiti had a major Earthquake earlier this evening, it was a 7.0... Something is definitely happening...
This is noting that much unusual in gelogical terms.
California is on the border of Pacific tectonic plate and North American tectonic plate. While Haiti is on the border of Caribbean tectonic plate and North American tectonic plate.
What suggests that N. American plate is .... moving more than usual.
That is what is happening.