World's 10 largest earthquakes

Published On: Apr 11 2012 06:11:28 AM PDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 07:34:33 PM PDT

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

1965 Rat Islands, Alaska earthquake
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8. Rat Islands, Alaska -- The 8.7-magnitude earthquake hit on Feb. 4, 1965, triggering a small tsunami.


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