Information for Strong-Motion Station
Los Angeles - 9-story Univ Hospital Bldg
CGS - CSMIP Station 24260
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.0615 N
Longitude 118.2011 W
Elevation (m) --
Site Geology Rock (sedimentary)
Vs30 (m/sec) 423 (inferred)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 9/1
Plan Shaperectangular
Base Dimensions125 x 180 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions125 x 180 ft
Design Date2002
Instrumentation2006, 12 accelerometers, on 4 levels.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slabs over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemPerimeter concentrically braced steel frames above ground level and concrete shear walls below grade.
Foundation TypePile foundation. Concrete piles vary in length from 45 to 60 feet.