CESMD
Information for Strong-Motion Station
Los Angeles - 8-story County Med Ofc Bld
CGS - CSMIP Station 24249
Earthquakes recorded by this station
 
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
   
Latitude 34.0582 N
Longitude 118.2086 W
Elevation (m) 105
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
Remarks  
 
No. of Stories above/below ground8/partial
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions300 x 165 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions300 x 135 ft
Design Date2002
Instrumentation2008, 12 accelerometers, 4 levels.
 
Vertical Load Carrying Systemlightweight concrete slabs over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel eccentrically-braced frames.
Foundation TypeConcrete spread footings tied with concrete grade beams.
RemarksThe building was designed and instrumented according to the 1999 Los Angeles County Building Code.