Researchers looked at data from every earthquake that's magnitude 7 or higher and noticed a correlation between severe quakes and Earth's rotation.
A natural cycle helps regulate the carbon in our atmosphere, but humans are knocking it off balance with emissions, according to NASA.
Scientists think strong El Niños, like the one that melted so much surface ice in Antarctica last year, will become more common in the future.
NOAA is predicting an active hurricane season. It estimates there will be five to nine hurricanes, with two to four of them being major storms.
Forecasters still believe this will be one of the top three strongest El Niños on record.
This year's winter forecast and El Niño go hand in hand.
The current El Niño could be just what California needs - if it lasts that long.
Weather agencies say an El Niño event is officially underway, but they called for it months ago and warned it would be way stronger than it is.