11 Apr '12, 10am

#Acehquake is 8th most powerful quake in 100 years. Here's a list of the top 10

The 8.7 magnitude earthquake which struck Indonesia off its westernmost province of Aceh today was one of the biggest in the past 100 years. Here is a list of the 10 strongest earthquakes since 1900, in increasing order of magnitude. 10) March 28, 2005 - Indonesia - A magnitude 8.6 quake off Sumatra was estimated to have killed 1,300 people, many on Nias island off Sumatra's west coast. 9) February 4, 1965 - Alaska - An earthquake of magnitude 8.7 generated a tsunami reported to be about 35 feet high on Shemya Island. 8) April 11, 2012 - Indonesia - A huge 8.7 magnitude quake struck Indonesia's Aceh province some 495km southwest of the province's capital Banda Aceh. The quake was felt as far away as Singapore, Thailand and India. 7) January 31, 1906 - Ecuador - An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.8 struck off the coast of Ecuador and Colombia, generating a tsunami that kil...

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