Information for Strong-Motion Station
Milpitas - 2-story Industrial Bldg.
CGS - CSMIP Station 57502
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.4290 N
Longitude 121.8988 W
Elevation (m) 7
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) 239 (measured)
Site Class D
Remarks/Notes Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground2/0
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions168' x 120'
Typical Floor DimensionsSame as base dimensions
Design Date1984
Instrumentation1986. 13 accelerometers, on 3 levels in the building.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete floor over steel decking supported by glulams, truss joists, and steel tube columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemPerforated concrete tilt-up shear walls, concrete floor diaphragms, and plywood roof diaphragms.
Foundation TypeSpread footings