Information for Strong-Motion Station
Newport Beach - 11-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 13589
Earthquakes recorded by this station
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Latitude 33.6243 N
Longitude 117.9304 W
Elevation (m) 8
Site Geology Rock (sedimentary)
Vs30 (m/sec) 341 (inferred)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground11/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions77' x 154'
Typical Floor Dimensions88' x 147'
Design Date1971
Instrumentation1990. 18 accelerometers, on 4 levels in the building. 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemBase to 3rd floor: reinforced concrete columns and walls supporting beams and concrete slab floors. 4th floor to roof: concrete columns and walls supporting concrete flat slab floors with drop panels at supports.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemPerimeter concrete shear walls (10" to 14" thick) with openings. The north, east and west walls are stepped at the 3rd floor, but the south wall is continuous throughout the height of the building.
Foundation TypeConcrete spread footings under columns and continuous concrete footings under perimeter walls.
RemarksThis hospital building was instrumented as part of the OSHPD/CSMIP Hospital Instrumentation Project.