World's 10 largest earthquakes

Published On: Apr 11 2012 08:11:28 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 24 2014 07:39:52 AM CDT

The largest earthquake since 1989 shook the San Francisco Bay area early Sunday. Here's a look at the world's 10 largest earthquakes.

Japan earthquake
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Reuters

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.

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