Information for Strong-Motion Station
Santa Barbara - 4-story Office Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 25302
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.4236 N
Longitude 119.6992 W
Elevation (m) 16
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) - -
Site Class C
Remarks Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground4/1
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions137'-6" x 109'-5"
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1968
Instrumentation1977. 9 accelerometers, on 3 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying System2.5" concrete over Steel decks supported by steel frames.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemIsolated exterior RC shear walls
Foundation TypeSpread footings with uplift drilled belled caissons under shear-walls