Following the 6.4-magnitude earthquake that struck southwest Pakistan early Wednesday, killing at least 100 people, here is a chronology of some of the major quakes around the world in recent years. -- May 12, 2008: A quake measuring 8.0 hits China's southwest province of Sichuan, leaving more than 87,000 people dead or missing. -- February 3, 2008: An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 on the Richter scale strikes eastern Congo and western Rwanda, killing 45 people and leaving thousands homeless. -- March 6, 2007: An earthquake measuring 6.3 hits the Indonesian island of Sumatra, flattening buildings and killing at least 70 people. -- May 27, 2006: A powerful quake in Indonesia's Yogyakarta region kills 6,000 and leaves 1.5 million homeless. -- October 8, 2005: An earthquake of 7.6 kills more than 75,000 people, the vast majority of them in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province and the Pakistani-administered zone of Kashmir state. Some 3.5 million are displaced. -- March 28, 2005: An earthquake on Indonesia's Nias island off Sumatra leaves 900 dead. -- December 26, 2004: A massive undersea earthquake off the coast of Sumatra island triggers a tsunami which kills 220,000 in countries around the Indian Ocean, including 168,000 in Indonesia. -- December 26, 2003: A quake measuring 6.7 hits the Iranian city of Bam, killing at least 31,884 people and injuring 18,000. -- January 26, 2001: A massive earthquake hits the western Indian state of Gujarat, killing 25,000 people and injuring 166,000