Information for Strong-Motion Station
Moreno Valley - 3-story County Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 13213
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.9124 N
Longitude 117.1956 W
Elevation (m) 474
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 329 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground3/1
Plan ShapeSquare
Base Dimensions196' x 196'
Typical Floor DimensionsSquare with offsets. 172' x 172' at the Second Level, 148' x 148' at the Roof.
Design Date1994
Instrumentation2002. 12 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying System3.25" - 4.5" concrete over steel deck supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemMoment-resisting steel frames at different locations of the building in both directions. Concrete shear walls at the Lower (foundation) Level.
Foundation TypeMoment frames and perimeter concrete walls are supported by continuous footings. Gravity columns are supported by isolated spread footings. Typical 5" concrete slab with a 6" thick section in the west corner.
RemarksThis hospital building was instrumented as part of the OSHPD/CSMIP Hospital Instrumentation Project.