World's 10 largest earthquakes

POSTED: 6:11 AM PDT April 11, 2012    UPDATED: 7:25 AM PDT April 2, 2014 

An 8.2-magnitude earthquake has killed at least six people in Chile. 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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