Information for Strong-Motion Station
Los Angeles - 9-story County Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 24248
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.0573 N
Longitude 118.2062 W
Elevation (m) 109
Site Geology Rock (sandstone)
Vs30 (m/sec) 420 (inferred)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground9/0
Plan ShapeH-shaped
Base Dimensions490 x 330 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions394 x 189 ft
Design Date2002
Instrumentation2008, 12 accelerometers, 4 levels.
Vertical Load Carrying Systemlightweight concrete slabs over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel eccentrically-braced frames.
Foundation TypeConcrete spread footings tied with concrete grade beams.
RemarksThe building was designed and instrumented according to the 1998 California Building Code.