Information for Strong-Motion Station
Bishop - 2-story Office Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 54388
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.3701 N
Longitude 118.3967 W
Elevation (m) 1275
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 522 (measured)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground2/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions100' x 160'
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1976
Instrumentation1980. 13 accelerometers, on 3 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying System1-1/2" lightweight concrete over metal deck on floor and plywood on roof supported steel columns, trusses, and joists.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemTransverse direction: steel columns and trusses connected to provide moment resistant frames. Longitudinal direction: steel rod x-bracing in exterior walls.
Foundation TypeSpread footings