Information for Strong-Motion Station
Berkeley - 2-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 58496
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.8548 N
Longitude 122.2571 W
Elevation (m) 62
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 342 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground2/1
Plan ShapeRectangular withsetbacks
Base Dimensions115' x 135'
Typical Floor Dimensions105' x 135'
Design Date1984
Instrumentation1985. 12 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slab on metal forms supported on steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemConcrete floor and roof diaphragms and eccentrically braced steel frames
Foundation Type3' concrete mat foundation.