Information for Strong-Motion Station
CA San Francisco - VAMC, Bldg 2
NSMP Station 1225
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.7827 N
Longitude 122.5048 W
Elevation (m) 106
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground8-Story reinforced Concrete Frames and Walls
Plan ShapeIrregular
Base Dimensions115'x40.5'
Typical Floor Dimensions115'x40.5'
Design Date1930
Instrumentation2010: 6 accelerometers on 2 levels in the building, 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying System--
Lateral Force Resisting SystemReinforced-Concrete
Foundation TypeReinforced-Concrete
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the USGS VA Hospital Building Instrumentation Project.