Information for Strong-Motion Station
Oakland - 12-story Hospital
CGS - CSMIP Station 58590
Earthquakes recorded by this station
(Station Photograph - click to enlarge)(Sensor Layout - click to see PDF File)
Latitude 37.8234 N
Longitude 122.2581 W
Elevation (m) 23
Site Geology Alluvium
Vs30 (m/sec) - -
Site Class D
Remarks Site information sources
No. of Stories above/below ground12/1
Plan ShapeRectangular
Base Dimensions319 x 261 ft
Typical Floor Dimensions319 x 116 ft
Design Date2010
Instrumentation2015, 18 accelerometers on 6 levels.
Vertical Load Carrying SystemConcrete fill over metal decks supported by steel beams and columns.
Lateral Force Resisting SystemSteel buckling-restrained braced frames in both directions. Steel braced frames are located at the perimeter and interior.
Foundation TypeConcrete pier caps with 4 feet diameter (60 - 120 feet long) drilled concrete piers. Pier caps are tied with concrete grade beams.
RemarksThis building was designed in accordance with the 2007 California Building Code, and was instrumented as part of OSHPD/CSMIP agreement to instrument hospitals in California.