Information for Strong-Motion Station
Los Angeles - 7-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 24397
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 34.0971 N
Longitude 118.2890 W
Elevation (m) 115
Site Geology Shallow alluvium over rock (sedimentary)
Vs30 (m/sec) 396 (measured)
Site Class C
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground 7/1
Plan ShapeRectangular (with irregularities)
Base Dimensionsapprox. 270 ft x 223 ft
Typical Floor Dimensionsapprox. 270 ft x 223 ft
Design Date2004
Instrumentation2010, 12 accelerometers on 4 levels.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete slabs on metal deck supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemDistributed steel moment resisting frames with SidePlate connections, and concrete shear walls at basement level.
Foundation TypeConcrete pile caps supported by concrete piles and tied with concrete grade beams.
RemarksStructural design was based on the 1998 California Building Code. Instrumentation was required by the code. Funding for instrumentation was provided by the owner as required by OSHPD. CSMIP provided assistance with instrumentation.