Information for Strong-Motion Station
CA:Berkeley;UC Hearst Mining Bldg
NSMP Station 1867
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.8744 N
Longitude 122.2572 W
Elevation (m) 106
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground3/0
Plan Shaperegular
Base Dimensions--
Typical Floor Dimensions--
Design Date1907
Instrumentation2008, 24 accelerometers on 4 levels of the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete floors on steel framing spanning to brick bearing walls and a few columns at larger spans.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemUnreinforced masonry bearing walls with rigid diaphragm
Foundation TypeSpread footings
RemarksThe building has been rehabilitated in 2003. The building is now equipped with base isolators.