Information for Strong-Motion Station
CA Livermore - VAMC Bldg 62
NSMP Station 1226
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.6255 N
Longitude 121.7630 W
Elevation (m) 203
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground6-story reinforced concrete structure
Plan ShapeIrregular
Base Dimensions286'x49'
Typical Floor Dimensions286'x49'
Design DateInitial Design - 1948
Instrumentation2009: 24 accelerometers on 6 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemCast-in-place concrete slabs, supported on concrete beams and girders and concrete shear walls.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemConcrete walls and concrete moment frames in transverse and longitudional directions.
Foundation TypeColumns on isolated spread footings; shearwalls on continuous footings.
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the VA/USGS Hospital Instrumentation Project.