World's 10 largest earthquakes

POSTED: 07:11 AM MDT Apr 11, 2012    UPDATED: 08:34 PM MDT Oct 31, 2014 

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

1950 Tibet earthquake
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10. Assam, Tibet -- This 8.6-magnitude quake struck on Independence Day in Tibet on Aug. 15, 1950.


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