Information for Strong-Motion Station
Irvine - 6-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 13439
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.6586 N
Longitude 117.7745 W
Elevation (m) 50
Site Geology Shallow fill over rock (sedimentary)
Vs30 (m/sec) 256 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 6/partial
Plan ShapeRectangular w/ irregularities
Base Dimensions396 x 291 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions396 x 291 ft
Design Date2003
Instrumentation2013, 15 accelerometers on 6 levels. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slabs over steel decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel buckling restrained braced frames distributed in both directions, and concrete shear walls at the basement level.
Foundation TypeConcrete mat (3 to 5 feet thick) foundation.
RemarksThis building was designed in accordance with the 2001 California Building Code, and was instrumented as part of OSHPD/CSMIP agreement to instrument hospitals in California.