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A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Turkey and Syria on Monday, killing more than 4,000 people in both countries, TV channel 24NewsHD reported.

The earthquake also collapsed thousands of buildings across a wide region in both countries.

Here is the list of the world’s deadliest earthquakes since 2000:

Bhuj, Gujarat

January 26, 2001: A magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Gujarat, India, killing 20,000 people.

Afghanistan

March 25, 2002: About 1,000 people were killed in a 6.1-magnitude earthquake in northern Afghanistan.

Algeria

May 21, 2003: More than 2,200 people were killed in a 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Algeria.

Bam, Iran

December 26, 2003: More than 50,000 people died in southeastern Bam in a magnitude 6.6 earthquake, resulting in 50,000 deaths.

Indonesia

December 26, 2004: A magnitude 9.1 earthquake in Indonesia triggers a tsunami across the Indian Ocean, killing 230,000 people in a dozen countries.

Indonesia

March 28, 2005: An 8.6-magnitude earthquake in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, kills about 1,300 people.

Pakistan Kashmir

October 08, 2005: An estimated 75,000 to 86,000 people die in a 7.6 magnitude earthquake in Azad Jammu Kashmir, 73,000 dead.

Indonesia

May 26, 2006: More than 5,700 people were killed when a magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Java.

Lima, Peru

August 15, 2007: A magnitude 8 earthquake off the coast of central Peru kills more than 500 people.

China

May 12, 2008: A 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck eastern Sichuan, China, resulting in more than 87,500 deaths.

Quetta, Pakistan

October 29, 2008: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake hits Pakistan’s western region, killing at least 300 people.

La Aquila, Italy

April 6, 2009: A magnitude 6.3 earthquake kills more than 300 people in and around L’Aquila, Italy.

Indonesia

September 30, 2009: More than 1,100 people were killed when a magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck southern Sumatra in Indonesia.

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

January 12, 2010: In Haiti, a magnitude 7 earthquake kills 316,000 people, according to government estimates.

Chile

February 27, 2010: An 8.8 magnitude earthquake hits Chile, generating a tsunami and killing 524 people.

Sumatra, Indonesia

September 29, 2010: 7.9 degrees, 1,000 dead

Qinghai Province in China

March 11, 2011: A magnitude 9 earthquake off the northeast coast of Japan triggers a tsunami, killing more than 20,000 people.

Pakistan

September 24, 2013: A 7.7-magnitude earthquake hits southwestern Pakistan, killing more than 800 people.

Christchurch, New Zealand

February 22, 2011: 6.3 degrees, 185 dead

Japan

March 11, 2011: Tsunami caused by an earthquake

Magnitude 9, 19,000 dead or missing

Van, Turkey

October 23, 2011: 7.2 degrees, 604 dead

East Azerbaijan and Iran

August 11, 2012: 6.4 degrees, 306 dead

Guatemala and Mexico

07 November 2012: 7.4 degrees, 139 dead

Chile

April 1, 2014: 8.2 degrees, 6 dead and over a million displaced

China

August 3, 2014: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake near Wenping in southern China’s Yunnan province kills more than 700 people.

Nepal

April 25, 2015: In Nepal, more than 8,800 people died in a 7.8-magnitude earthquake.

Italy

August 24, 2016: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake in central Italy kills more than 300 people.

Indonesia

September 28, 2018: A 7.5-magnitude earthquake hits Indonesia, killing more than 4,300 people.

Haiti

August 14, 2021: In Haiti, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake kills more than 2,200 people.

Afghanistan

June 22, 2022: In Afghanistan, more than 1,100 people are killed in a 6.1-magnitude earthquake.

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