Information for Strong-Motion Station
Hayward - CSUH Science Bldg.
CGS - CSMIP Station 58488
Earthquakes recorded by this station
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Latitude 37.6563 N
Longitude 122.0540 W
Elevation (m) 167
Site Geology Rock (gabbro)
Vs30 (m/sec) - -
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground4/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions69' x 326'
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1961
Instrumentation1984. 16 accelerometers, on 5 levels in the building. 1 accelerometer on roof of adjacent building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slab supported on interior and exterior bearing walls and interior beams and columns of reinforced concrete.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemConcrete floor and roof diaphragms on interior and exterior reinforced concrete shear walls.
Foundation TypeCombined footings and spread footings
Remarks1st floor partially buried on 3 sides, discontinuous shear walls above 1st floor, and adjacent building of similar construction.