The last 24 hours have seen major earthquake activity around the Pacific. It started with the Figi Island quake at 17:19 UTC on May 23rd, registering at 7.4 in magnitude. The Figi Islands sit almost on top of the convergence of the Australian and Pacific Plates, and can be a very active region. The second earthquake came only a few hours later at 21:07 UTC, and may have been an aftershock. It registered as a magnitude 6.6 in the Tonga Islands. Then early on May 24th at 03:47UTC Northern California experienced a 5.