Information for Strong-Motion Station
NV Reno - VAMC, Bldg 12
NSMP Station 2028
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 39.5157 N
Longitude 119.7989 W
Elevation (m) 1361
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground6-story steel structure
Plan ShapeIrregular
Base Dimensions200'x90'
Typical Floor Dimensions200'x90'
Design DateInitial Design - 1995
Instrumentation2011: 36 accelerometers on 7 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemSteel moment frame
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel moment resisting frame
Foundation TypeColumns on isolated spread footings
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the VA/USGS Hospital Instrumentation Project.