Information for Strong-Motion Station
Riverside - 10-story Office Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 13415
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 33.9796 N
Longitude 117.3742 W
Elevation (m) 255
Site Geology Deep alluvium over rock (granitic)
Vs30 (m/sec) 418 (measured)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 10/3
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions345 x 120 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions210 x 120 ft
Design Date2008
Instrumentation2009, 18 accelerometers on 7 levels.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemLightweight concrete fill over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel moment resisting frames with SSDA slotted beam connections on the perimeter and interior above ground level plaze. Concrete shear walls below ground level.
Foundation TypeContinuous concrete footings on the perimeter and isolated concrete spread footings tied with grade beams.
RemarksStructural design was based on the 2001 California Building Code.