Information for Strong-Motion Station
CA San Diego - VAMC
NSMP Station 5105
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 32.8756 N
Longitude 117.2323 W
Elevation (m) 108
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground6-story steel structure
Plan ShapeSquare
Base Dimensions420'x420'
Typical Floor Dimensions420'x420'
Design DateInitial Design - 1968
Instrumentation2012: 60 accelerometers on 8 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemSteel moment frame
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel moment frame
Foundation TypePile Foundation
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the VA/USGS Hospital Instrumentation Project.