#MMShakeDrill tops trending
Philippine topic on Twitter

June 22 2016 1:17 PM

Image by Chrisheil Acal
Image by Chrisheil Acal

The #MMShakeDrill is the top trending topic in the Philippines on Twitter as the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) led the 2nd earthquake “shake drill” on Wednesday, June 22, as part of the government’s disaster-preparedness program.

The MMDA used the #MMShakeDrill as its official hashtag which, as of posting time, has more than 23,000 tweets.

The drill, which started at 9:00 a.m., drew mixed reactions from netizens, most of who participated in the exercise.

Below are some of them as gathered by NewsCentral.PH:

o ANINE EVANGELISTA ‏@ninevangelista 43s44 seconds ago Didn’t expect that EDSA is not that battle neck earlier. Natakot ata lumabas mga tao dahil sa #MMShakeDrill

The shake drill in Metro Manila was held simultaneously with the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill (NSED) as part of the government’s effort to prepare Metro Manila and neighboring provinces for the “Big One”. Chrisheil Acal

READ: All set for Metro Manila Shake Drill 2

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