Information for Strong-Motion Station
Palm Springs - 4-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 12299
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.8386 N
Longitude 116.5416 W
Elevation (m) 143
Site Geology Deep alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 256 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground4/1
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions126' x 77'-10"
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1967
Instrumentation1976. 13 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building
Vertical Load Carrying System4"- 5" RC slabs supported by steel frame; steel columns encased in concrete between basement level and first floor.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel moment frames
Foundation TypeSpread footings