Information for Strong-Motion Station
Los Angeles - 7-story Univ. Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 24605
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.0620 N
Longitude 118.2015 W
Elevation (m) 115
Site Geology Rock (sedimentary)
Vs30 (m/sec) - -
Site Class C
Remarks Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground7/1
Plan ShapeS-shaped
Base Dimensions363 x 253 ft (110.6 x 77.1 m)
Typical Floor Dimensions303 x 253 ft (92.4 x 77.1 m)
Design Date1988
Instrumentation1991. 24 accelerometers, on 5 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slabs over steel decks supported by steel frames and rubber isolators.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemDiaginally braced perimeter steel frames isolated by lead-rubber and elastomeric isolators.
Foundation TypeContinuous and isolated concrete spread footings.
RemarksFunding for the building instrumentation was provided by the owner as required by OSHPD.