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10 deadliest earthquakes of the world

The earthquake in Haiti at Port-Au-Prince this year has been a shock to the entire world. In a brief moment, the entire city found itself in shambles and over 230,000 people lost their lives.  Of
PTI November 08, 2012 6:35 IST
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The earthquake in Haiti at Port-Au-Prince this year has been a shock to the entire world. In a brief moment, the entire city found itself in shambles and over 230,000 people lost their lives. 



Of the ten deadliest natural disasters of all time, six are earthquakes claiming a staggering total of over 2 million deaths.

Despite the incredible losses, the earthquake in Haiti was not the largest earthquake in history.  

Here are the ten deadliest natural disasters of all time.