Information for Strong-Motion Station
Indio - 1-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 12759
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.7059 N
Longitude 116.2354 W
Elevation (m) --
Site Geology Deep alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 282 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground1/0
Plan ShapeIrregular
Base Dimensions298' x 243'
Typical Floor Dimensions298' x 244'
Design Date1981 (south & west wing).
Instrumentation1996. 12 accelerometers, on 3 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying System1/2" plywood sheating on 2x10 and 2x12 wood joists and glu-lam beams, supported on 3" diameter tubular columns and 2x6 stud walls. The penthouse floor consists of a 3" concrete slab on 5/8" plywood and 2x12 joists @ 16" o.c.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemDistributed plywood shear walls anchored to the foundation with SIMPSON hold-downs. Plywood roof diaphragm.
Foundation TypeConcrete continuous footings under shear walls. Spread footings under tubular columns. 4" concrete slab on grade.
RemarksThis hospital building was instrumented as part of the OSHPD/CSMIP Hospital Instrumentation Project.