World's 10 largest earthquakes

Published On: Apr 11 2012 09:11:28 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 10:34:33 PM EDT

Here is a list of earthquakes that were even larger than the 7.8-magnitude earthquake that devastated Nepal on Saturday.

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3. Indian Ocean -- More than 230,000 people in 14 countries perished in this 9.1-magnitude quake and tsunami on Dec. 26, 2004. In this photo, an ocean front hotel is seen collapsed into the sea close to the pier on Kho Phi Phi, Thailand.


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