Bracing for the big one: Is Metro Manila quake-ready?

A powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude struck Nepal on Saturday (April 25). Metro Manila is also vulnerable to this risk. CNN Philippines' chief correspondent Pia Hontiveros finds out what would happen should a 7.2 magnitude earthquake strike the metro. This report aired over CNN Philippines' Newsroom on April 27, 2015.

Related: Traumatized Nepal copes with quakes' devastation

Related: Frontline reponders take part in rescue march

[Editor's note: CNN Philippines will have a special coverage of the Metro Manila shake drill on July 30, 2015 starting at 10:30 a.m. CNN Philippines is available on free tv: Manila RPN – TV 9;  Destiny Ch.14; Cablelink Ch.14; Cignal Ch.10; Sky Cable (Manila) Ch.14; and via livestream on]