The earthquake that struck Morocco late on Friday has killed more than 2,100 people, a death toll that is set to rise as rescuers are struggling to reach some rural and mountainous areas.
Listed below are some of the deadliest earthquakes of the past 25 years:
8 September 2023: Morocco. A magnitude 6.8 earthquake kills more than 2,100 people.
6 February 2023: Turkey and Syria. A magnitude 7.8 earthquake kills more than 21,600 people.
25 April 2015: Nepal. More than 8,800 people are killed by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake.
11 March 2011: Japan. A magnitude 9.0 quake off the northeast coast triggers a tsunami, killing more than 18,400 people.
12 January 2010: Haiti. More than 100,000 people are killed by a magnitude 7.0 quake. The government estimated a staggering 316,000 dead, but the scale of the destruction made an accurate count impossible.
12 May 2008: China. A magnitude 7.9 quake strikes eastern Sichuan, resulting in over 87,500 deaths.
27 May 2006: Indonesia. More than 5,700 people die when a magnitude 6.3 quake hits Java island.
8 October 2005: Kashmir. A magnitude 7.6 earthquake kills over 80,000 people in the region.
26 December 2004: Indonesia: A magnitude 9.1 quake triggers an Indian Ocean tsunami, killing about 230,000 people in a dozen countries.
26 December 2003: Iran. A magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits the south-eastern part of the country, causing more than 20,000 deaths.
26 January 2001: India. A magnitude 7.6 quake strikes Gujarat, killing as many as 20,000 people.
17 August 1999: Turkey. A magnitude 7.6 earthquake hits Izmit, killing about 18,000 people.