Information for Strong-Motion Station
Bishop - Fire Station
CGS - CSMIP Station 54545
Earthquakes recorded by this station
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Latitude 37.3753 N
Longitude 118.4135 W
Elevation (m) 1284
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 522 (measured)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground1/0
Plan ShapeL shaped
Base Dimensions50' x 62'
Typical Floor Dimensions50' x 62'
Design Date1983
Instrumentation1988. 6 accelerometers, on 2 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemPlywood roof and wood roof trusses supported on wood stud walls and posts.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemPlywood roof diaphragm and plywood shear walls located on perimeter
Foundation TypeSpread footings