Information for Strong-Motion Station
Redwood City - Port Wharf
CGS - CSMIP Station 58566
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.5129 N
Longitude 122.2099 W
Elevation (m) --
Site Geology  
Vs30 (m/sec)  
Site Class  
No. of Spans--
Plan ShapeRectangular
Total Length426 feet
Width of Deck88 ft
Construction Date2013
Instrumentation2014, 5 accelerometers and 1 tilt meter on the wharf deck and 3 accelerometers at a reference free-field site.
Superstructure Type18" thick reinforced concrete deck. 3-ft seismic joints separate the north and south approaches from the main deck.
Substructure Typen/a
Foundation Type24" octagonal precast/prestressed concrete piles (118 feet long).
RemarksDesign was based on 2009 IBC and 2008 Redwood City Building Code. Instrumentation was recommended by San Francisco BCDC. Funding for instrumentation was provided by Port of Redwood City. CSMIP provided technical specifications and assistance in instrumentation.