Information for Strong-Motion Station
Berkeley; Great Western Savings
NSMP Station 1103
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.8700 N
Longitude 122.2688 W
Elevation (m) 55
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground13/1
Plan Shaperegular
Base Dimensions168 x 86 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions164 x 64 ft
Design Date1969
Instrumentation1985, 16 accelerometers on 3 levels of the building
Vertical Load Carrying Systemlightweight concrete over meatl deck supported by wide flange beams with fully welded connections
Lateral Force Resisting SystemTwin reinforced concrete towers
Foundation TypeA 6ft thick pile cap supportes each core with 135 concrete drilled piers.