Information for Strong-Motion Station
AK Anchorage - VAMC
NSMP Station 8045
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 61.2330 N
Longitude 149.7440 W
Elevation (m) 61
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Stories above/below ground2-story steel structure
Plan ShapeIrregular
Base Dimensions540'x330'
Typical Floor Dimensions540'x330'
Design DateInitial Design - 2007
Instrumentation2010: 21 accelerometers on 3 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemSteel moment frames
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel special moment resisting frame
Foundation TypeColumns on isolated spread footings
RemarksThis building was instrumented as part of the VA/USGS Hospital Instrumentation Project.