Information for Strong-Motion Station
CA Long Beach - VAMC, Bldg 126
NSMP Station 5106
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.7767 N
Longitude 118.1190 W
Elevation (m) 24
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground11-story reinforced concrete structure
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions197'x270'
Typical Floor Dimensions197'x270'
Design Date--
Instrumentation33 accelerometers on 4 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemReinforced Concrete
Lateral Force Resisting SystemReinforced Concrete
Foundation TypeColumns on isolated spread footings equipped with seismic isolators
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the VA/USGS Hospital Instrumentation Project.