World's 10 largest earthquakes

POSTED: 06:11 AM PDT Apr 11, 2012    UPDATED: 07:34 PM PDT Oct 31, 2014 

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

1960 Chile earthquake
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1. Chile -- Officially the largest earthquake on record since 1900, this 9.5-magnitude temblor killed thousands of people and triggered a massive tsunami that devastated Hilo, Hawaii.

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