Information for Strong-Motion Station
Menlo Park; McKelvey, Bldg 15
NSMP Station 1745
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.4570 N
Longitude 122.1703 W
Elevation (m) 16
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground2/1
Plan ShapeL-shaped
Base Dimensions--
Typical Floor Dimensions--
Design Date1996
Instrumentation1998, 9 accelerometers on two levels of building. There is a free-field station with 3 channels close to this building, which is located inside a one-story steel building.
Vertical Load Carrying System--
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel moment-resisting frame
Foundation Type--
RemarksA seismic joint separates plan into two rectangular sections perpendicular to each other