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The deadliest earthquakes in Asia since 2010

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Below is a list of the deadliest earthquakes to hit the Asian continent since 2010, after a major quake rocked southwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, killing dozens

-- 2013 --

-- September 24: PAKISTAN -- At least 46 people are killed in an magnitude-7.7 earthquake that struck Pakistan's Baluchistan province.

-- July 22: CHINA -- At least 95 are killed and more than 1,400 injured in twin earthquakes in Gansu province in northwestern China. Magnitudes 5.9 and 5.6.

-- April 20: CHINA -- At least 200 people are killed and 13,000 injured when a 6.6-magnitude quake strikes Sichuan province on the edge of the Tibetan Plateau.

-- April 16: IRAN/PAKISTAN -- A 7.8-magnitude quake centred in Iran leaves one dead in Iran and kills 40 across the border in Pakistan's Baluchistan.

-- 2012 --

-- November 11: MYANMAR -- A 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes Myanmar, leaving 38 dead and missing.

-- September 7: CHINA -- At least 81 people are killed in a series of earthquakes that hit a remote and mountainous area of southwest China on the border of Yunnan and Guizhou provinces.

-- August 11: IRAN -- Twin earthquakes with a magnitude 6.3 and 6.4 leave 306 dead and more than 3,000 injured near to the city of Tabriz.

-- February 6: PHILIPPINES -- A 6.7-magnitude quake triggers landslides, collapsed homes and kills at least 52 on the heavily populated islands of Negros and Cebu.

-- 2011 --

-- October 23: TURKEY -- An earthquake of 7.2 magnitude rocks eastern Turkey, leaving more than 600 dead and at least 4,150 injured.

-- September 18: INDIA-NEPAL -- A 6.9-magnitude earthquake hits northeastern India, rocking neighbouring Nepal: 110 die.

-- March 24: MYANMAR -- At least 74 are killed when a 6.8-magnitude earthquake strikes near the border between Thailand and Laos.

-- March 11: JAPAN -- Nearly 18,900 are killed when a tsunami triggered by an undersea quake slams into the northeast coast, triggering a nuclear crisis at the Fukushima Daiichi atomic plant. Magnitude 9.0.

-- 2010 --

-- October 25: INDONESIA -- At least 400 people die after a tsunami triggered by a powerful earthquake of 7.7 magnitude smashes into the remote island chain off western Sumatra.

-- April 14: CHINA -- 3,000 people are left dead and missing after a 6.9 magnitude quake hits Yushu county in Qinghai province.

-- March 8: TURKEY -- A magnitude 6.0 quake kills 42 in Elazig province.

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