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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).

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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

.@DOF_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

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Schoolchildren in Intramuros Manila join #MMQuakeDrill | @santostinag

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Photo by Mandirigma

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

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

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Photo by Chab Mikthona

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

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Photo by Beanne Guevarra

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Photo by Vearyda Oeu

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Photo by Frances Mangosing

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

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

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

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