Updated: April 27, 2015 8:17:38 am
Nepal was struck by a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake on Saturday, one of the worst to have hit the country since 1934.
In 1934, an earthquake had hit Nepal and Bihar and over 19,000 people were killed in total. In 2015, the earthquake was felt as far as New Delhi, Kolkata and has left over 1800 people dead so far in Nepal itself. The death toll is expected to rise. At least 51 were killed in India, 17 in Tibet and two in Bangladesh. Two Chinese citizens died at the Nepal-China border.
Below is a timeline of the worst earthquakes to have hit the world in the last 80 years.
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