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

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the deadly San Francisco earthquake in 1989. Here's a look at the world's 10 largest earthquakes.

Largest earthquakes - Japan earthquake
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U.S. Navy via Getty Images

4. Offshore Japan -- A 9.0-magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami that struck off the coast of northern Japan on March 11, 2011. The widespread damage left more than 15,000 people dead and several thousand more missing. In this handout image provided by U.S. Navy, an aerial view of the tsunami and earthquake damage in Sendai, Japan is seen from an SH-60B helicopter on March 12, 2011.

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