Information for Strong-Motion Station
AK:Anchorage;Frontier Bld
NSMP Station 8042
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 61.1880 N
Longitude 149.8840 W
Elevation (m) 37
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground14/0
Plan ShapeRegular
Base Dimensions204'-8" x 116'-8"
Typical Floor Dimensions195' x 107'
Design DateConstucted in 1981 based on UBC 1979
Instrumentation20 accelerometers on10 levels in the building - no free field.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemRigid floor diaphragms built on circular columns - no shear walls.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemReinforced concrete moment resistant frames.
Foundation TypeSpread footings.
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the USGS/ANSS instrumentation project.