IN PHOTOS: 2015 Metro Manila Shake Drill

/ 06:31 PM July 30, 2015

A metro-wide earthquake drill was conducted Thursday to prepare the public in the event of a magnitude 7.2 earthquake.

Various government agencies, educational institutions and the private sector participated in the drill spearheaded by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA).


Different scenarios were re-enacted to simulate a destructive earthquake that is expected to happen when the 100-kilometer West Valley Fault moves.

MetroManila Shake Drill MMDA Earthquake preparedness

#MMShakeDrill #MMQuakeDrill (Photo by Chab Mikthona)

Students of schools participate in the metro manila shake drill to prepare for earthquakes

‘Shake, rattle, roll’ drill today stars a cast of 1M http://inq.ph/1h660UU #MMQuakeDrill | @mbrizuelaINQ

Rescue officials participate in the metro manila earthquake drill

Aerial rescue at Aseana | @mbrizuelaINQ #MMQuakeDrill #MMShakeDrill

Construction workers at Aseana City, Macapagal evacuate for earthquake simulation #MMQuakeDrill

Construction workers at Aseana City, Macapagal evacuate for earthquake simulation #MMQuakeDrill | @mbrizuelaINQ

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista participates in the Metro Manila Earthquake drill at VMMC command post

QC Mayor Herbert Bautista checks #MMQuakeDrill at VMMC command post | @erikasauler #MMShakeDrill

House of Representatives employees join dry run of metro manila earthquake drill; they're playing lawmakers at session hall

#MMShakeDrill House employees in dry run of quake drill; they’re playing lawmakers at session hall | @Team_Inquirer

Employees and the presidential security group in Malacanang Park join the metro manila earthquake drill

PSG, employees at Malacanang Park take cover #MMQuakeDrill | @nikkodizon (foto c/o @dspyrey)

Department of Finance employees participate in the Metro Manila earthquake drill

[email protected]_PH employees donned helmets during #MMQuakeDrill earlier | @BenArnolddeVera

Employees of the Metro Manila Development Authority clean up after the earthquake drill

@MMDA cleaning up after #MMQuakeDrill at VMMC @InqMetro pic.twitter.com/a1JZJObEAL

Traffic along Edsa is stopped by Metropolitan Manila Development Authority personnel during the earthquake drill

MMDA personnel stop traffic in front of Megamall for 45 seconds #MMQuakeDrill @inquirerdotnet


Schoolchildren in Intramuros Manila join #MMQuakeDrill | @santostinag


#MMQuakeDrill paramedics ready at @BangkoSentral HQ in Manila. | @paolomontecillo #MMShakeDrill


Scene from Greenbelt area/Dela Rosa St. #MMShakeDrill #MMQuakeDrill | @Philbizwatcher


Some guys came prepared with hat hats and signs to gather their work colleagues at #MMQuakeDrill | @miguelrcamusINQ


Total number of evacuees at SM Megamall: 1,715. Five are injured, two unconscious #MMQuakeDrill | @jovicyee


Search and rescue in “collapsed structure” #MMQuakeDrill at VMMC | @erikasauler #MMShakeDrill


Aerial drone view of Makati before the #MMquakedrill #MMShakeDrill. Photo: Rem Zamora


Photo by Mandirigma


Search and rescue in “collapsed structure” #MMQuakeDrill at VMMC pic.twitter.com/idSBfg6CnD | @erikasauler #MMShakeDrill


Secretaries Roxas, Gazmin, Soliman “evacuate” from NDRRMC opcen as “the big one” hit | #MMQuakeDrill @banderainquirer


Photo by Chab Mikthona


MMDA Chair Francis Tolentino and Phivolcs Dir. Renat Solidum performs duck, cover and hold Photo by Maricar Brizuela


Photo by Beanne Guevarra


Photo by Vearyda Oeu


Photo by Frances Mangosing


8 congressmen ‘die’ in big quake drill http://inq.ph/8solonquakedrill … | @MJcayabyabINQ #MMShakeDrill #MMQuakeDrill


Taxi “accident” inside Intramuros #MMShakeDrill #MMQuakeDrill |Jilson Tiu


Emergency treatment simulation starts, MMDA men call for medics to rescue injured #MMQuakeDrill @inquirerdotnet Photo by Julliane de Jesus


Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Disaster preparedness, Disasters, Earthquake, Metro Manila Quake Drill, Metro Manila Shake Drill, MMDA
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.