World's 10 largest earthquakes

Published: Apr 11 2012 09:11:28 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 17 2014 10:51:33 AM EDT

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

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Today marks the 25th anniversary of the 6.9-magnitude earthquake that hit San Francisco during the 1989 World Series. More than three dozen peopled were killed, and nearly 4,000 more injured. Here's a look at the world's 10 largest earthquakes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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