Information for Strong-Motion Station
Hemet - 1-story Library
CGS - CSMIP Station 12266
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.7479 N
Longitude 116.9671 W
Elevation (m) 487
Site Geology Deep alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 305 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground1/partial basement
Plan ShapeSquare
Base Dimensions96' x 96'
Typical Floor DimensionsSame.
Design Date1970
Instrumentation1976. 6 accelerometers, on 2 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemSteel joist-girder roof framing system supported by 4 interior steel columns, exterior masonry walls and several exterior steel columns. 1/2" plywood sheathing over joists.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemMasonry block and RC shear walls at various locations along perimeter
Foundation TypeRC Spread footings.