Source inversion

Reading List (printed papers for personal use)

Prof. Chen Ji‘s Finite-Fault Papers

  • Hao, J., Ji, C. and Yao, Z., 2017. Slip history of the 2016 Mw 7.0 Kumamoto earthquake: Intraplate rupture in complex tectonic environment. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(2), pp.743-750. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016GL071543
  • Adams, M., Twardzik, C. and Ji, C., 2017. Exploring the uncertainty range of coseismic stress drop estimations of large earthquakes using finite fault inversions. Geophysical Journal International, 208(1), pp.86-100. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggw374
  • Twardzik, C. and Ji, C., 2015. The Mw7.9 2014 intraplate intermediate-depth Rat Islands earthquake and its relation to regional tectonics. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 431, pp.26-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2015.08.033
  • Hao, J., Ji, C., Wang, W. and Yao, Z., 2013. Rupture history of the 2013 Mw 6.6 Lushan earthquake constrained with local strong motion and teleseismic body and surface waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 40(20), pp.5371-5376. https://doi.org/10.1002/2013GL056876
  • Shao, G. and Ji, C., 2012. What the exercise of the SPICE source inversion validation BlindTest 1 did not tell you. Geophysical Journal International, 189(1), pp.569-590. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05359.x
  • Shao, G., Li, X., Ji, C. and Maeda, T., 2011. Focal mechanism and slip history of the 2011 Mw 9.1 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku Earthquake, constrained with teleseismic body and surface waves. Earth, Planets and Space, 63(7), pp.559-564. https://doi.org/10.5047/eps.2011.06.028
  • Hartzell, S., Liu, P., Mendoza, C., Ji, C. and Larson, K.M., 2007. Stability and uncertainty of finite-fault slip inversions: Application to the 2004 Parkfield, California, earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 97(6), pp.1911-1934. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120070080
  • Ji, C., Helmberger, D.V. and Wald, D.J., 2004. A teleseismic study of the 2002 Denali fault, Alaska, earthquake and implications for rapid strong-motion estimation. Earthquake Spectra, 20(3), pp.617-637. https://doi.org/10.1193/1.1778388
  • Ji, C., Helmberger, D.V., Wald, D.J. and Ma, K.F., 2003. Slip history and dynamic implications of the 1999 Chi‐Chi, Taiwan, earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 108(B9). https://doi.org/10.1029/2002JB001764
  • Ji, C., Wald, D.J. and Helmberger, D.V., 2002. Source description of the 1999 Hector Mine, California, earthquake, part II: Complexity of slip history. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(4), pp.1208-1226. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120000917
  • Ji, C., Wald, D.J. and Helmberger, D.V., 2002. Source description of the 1999 Hector Mine, California, earthquake, part I: Wavelet domain inversion theory and resolution analysis. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 92(4), pp.1192-1207. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120000916

Other Papers using Ji et al. (2002) method

  • Lin, X., Hao, J., Wang, D., Chu, R., Zeng, X., Xie, J., Zhang, B. and Bai, Q., 2021. Coseismic slip distribution of the 24 January 2020 Mw 6.7 Doganyol earthquake and in relation to the foreshock and aftershock activities. Seismological Research Letters, 92(1), pp.127-139. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200152
  • Liu, W. and Yao, H., 2020. Rupture process of the 26 May 2019 Mw 8.0 northern Peru intermediate‐depth earthquake and insights into its mechanism. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(4), p.e2020GL087167. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL087167
  • Yue, H., Zhang, Y., Ge, Z., Wang, T. and Zhao, L., 2020. Resolving rupture processes of great earthquakes: Reviews and perspective from fast response to joint inversion. Science China Earth Sciences, 63(4), pp.492-511. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11430-019-9549-1
  • Lin, X., Chu, R. and Zeng, X., 2019. Rupture processes and Coulomb stress changes of the 2017 Mw 6.5 Jiuzhaigou and 2013 Mw 6.6 Lushan earthquakes. Earth, Planets and Space, 71(1), pp.1-15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40623-019-1061-3
  • Guo, R., Zheng, Y., Xu, J. and Jiang, Z., 2019. Seismic and aseismic fault slip associated with the 2017 Mw 8.2 Chiapas, Mexico, earthquake sequence. Seismological Research Letters, 90(3), pp.1111-1120. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220180262
  • Liu, C., Lay, T., Xie, Z. and Xiong, X., 2019. Intraslab deformation in the 30 November 2018 Anchorage, Alaska, MW 7.1 earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(5), pp.2449-2457. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019GL082041
  • Suárez, G., Santoyo, M.A., Hjorleifsdottir, V., Iglesias, A., Villafuerte, C. and Cruz-Atienza, V.M., 2019. Large scale lithospheric detachment of the downgoing Cocos plate: The 8 September 2017 earthquake (Mw 8.2). Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 509, pp.9-14. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2018.12.018
  • Liu, C., Lay, T. and Xiong, X., 2018. Rupture in the 4 May 2018 MW 6.9 earthquake seaward of the Kilauea east rift zone fissure eruption in Hawaii. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(18), pp.9508-9515. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL079349
  • Liu, W. and Yao, H., 2018. A new strategy of finite‐fault inversion using multiscale waveforms and its application to the 2015 Gorkha, Nepal, earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 108(4), pp.1947-1961. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120170309
  • Lo, Y.C., Zhao, L., Xu, X., Chen, J. and Hung, S.H., 2018. The 13 November 2016 Kaikoura, New Zealand earthquake: rupture process and seismotectonic implications. Earth and Planetary Physics, 2(2), pp.139-149. https://doi.org/10.26464/epp2018014
  • Xie, Z., Zheng, Y., Liu, C., Shan, B., Riaz, M.S. and Xiong, X., 2017. An integrated analysis of source parameters, seismogenic structure, and seismic hazards related to the 2014 MS 6.3 Kangding earthquake, China. Tectonophysics, 712, pp.1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.04.030
  • Hayes, G.P., 2017. The finite, kinematic rupture properties of great-sized earthquakes since 1990. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 468, pp.94-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2017.04.003
  • Singh, A.P., Purnachandra Rao, N., Ravi Kumar, M., Hsieh, M.C. and Zhao, L., 2017. Role of the Kopili Fault in deformation tectonics of the Indo‐Burmese Arc inferred from the rupture process of the 3 January 2016 Mw 6.7 Imphal earthquake. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 107(2), pp.1041-1047. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120160276
  • Hayes, G.P., Furlong, K.P., Benz, H.M. and Herman, M.W., 2014. Triggered aseismic slip adjacent to the 6 February 2013 Mw 8.0 Santa Cruz Islands megathrust earthquake. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 388, pp.265-272. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2013.11.010
  • Wei, S., Helmberger, D. and Avouac, J.P., 2013. Modeling the 2012 Wharton basin earthquakes off‐Sumatra: Complete lithospheric failure. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 118(7), pp.3592-3609. https://doi.org/10.1002/jgrb.50267
  • Hayes, G.P., 2011. Rapid source characterization of the 2011 Mw 9.0 off the Pacific coast of Tohoku earthquake. Earth, Planets and Space, 63(7), pp.529-534. https://doi.org/10.5047/eps.2011.05.012

Prof. Hiroo Kanamori, Thorne Lay, C. J. Ammon, Luis Rivera, Lingling Ye‘s papers

  • Jia, Z., Zhan, Z. and Kanamori, H., 2022. The 2021 South Sandwich Island Mw 8.2 earthquake: a slow event sandwiched between regular ruptures. Geophysical Research Letters, 49(3), p.e2021GL097104. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021GL097104
  • Yue, H. and Lay, T., 2020. Resolving complicated faulting process using multi‐point‐source representation: Iterative inversion algorithm improvement and application to recent complex earthquakes. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 125(2), p.e2019JB018601. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JB018601
  • Ye, L., Kanamori, H. and Lay, T., 2018. Global variations of large megathrust earthquake rupture characteristics. Science Advances, 4(3), p.eaao4915. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aao4915
  • Wetzler, N., Lay, T., Brodsky, E.E. and Kanamori, H., 2018. Systematic deficiency of aftershocks in areas of high coseismic slip for large subduction zone earthquakes. Science Advances, 4(2), p.eaao3225. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.aao3225
  • Lay, T., 2018. A review of the rupture characteristics of the 2011 Tohoku-oki Mw 9.1 earthquake. Tectonophysics, 733, pp.4-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.09.022
  • Ye, L., Lay, T., Kanamori, H. and Rivera, L., 2016. Rupture characteristics of major and great (Mw≥ 7.0) megathrust earthquakes from 1990 to 2015: 1. Source parameter scaling relationships. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 121(2), pp.826-844. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015JB012426
  • Lay, T., Kanamori, H., Ammon, C.J., Koper, K.D., Hutko, A.R., Ye, L., Yue, H. and Rushing, T.M., 2012. Depth‐varying rupture properties of subduction zone megathrust faults. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117(B4). https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JB009133
  • Lay, T., Ammon, C.J., Kanamori, H., Koper, K.D., Sufri, O. and Hutko, A.R., 2010. Teleseismic inversion for rupture process of the 27 February 2010 Chile (Mw 8.8) earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(13). https://doi.org/10.1029/2010GL043379
  • Lay, T., Ammon, C.J., Hutko, A.R. and Kanamori, H., 2010. Effects of kinematic constraints on teleseismic finite-source rupture inversions: Great Peruvian earthquakes of 23 June 2001 and 15 August 2007. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 100(3), pp.969-994. https://doi.org/10.1785/0120090274
  • Kanamori, H. and Rivera, L., 2008. Source inversion of W phase: speeding up seismic tsunami warning. Geophysical Journal International, 175(1), pp.222-238. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03887.x
  • Kanamori, H., 1993. W phase. Geophysical Research Letters, 20(16), pp.1691-1694. https://doi.org/10.1029/93GL01883
  • Kanamori, H. and Anderson, D.L., 1975. Theoretical basis of some empirical relations in seismology. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 65(5), pp.1073-1095. https://doi.org/10.1785/BSSA0650051073

Other Papers using Kikuchi & Kanamori method

Prof. Yuji Yagi‘s papers

  • Yamashita, S., Yagi, Y. and Okuwaki, R., 2022. Irregular rupture propagation and geometric fault complexities during the 2010 Mw 7.2 El Mayor-Cucapah earthquake. Scientific Reports, 12(1), pp.1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-08671-6
  • Tadapansawut, T., Okuwaki, R., Yagi, Y. and Yamashita, S., 2021. Rupture process of the 2020 caribbean earthquake along the oriente transform fault, involving supershear rupture and geometric complexity of fault. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(1), p.e2020GL090899. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GL090899

Teleseismic studies

  • Yin, J. and Denolle, M.A., 2019. Relating teleseismic backprojection images to earthquake kinematics. Geophysical Journal International, 217(2), pp.729-747. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggz048
  • Qian, Y., Wei, S., Wu, W., Zeng, H., Coudurier‐Curveur, A. and Ni, S., 2019. Teleseismic waveform complexities caused by near trench structures and their impacts on earthquake source study: Application to the 2015 Illapel aftershocks (Central Chile). Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(1), pp.870-889. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018JB016143
  • Qian, Y., Ni, S., Wei, S., Almeida, R. and Zhang, H., 2017. The effects of core-reflected waves on finite fault inversions with teleseismic body wave data. Geophysical Journal International, 211(2), pp.936-951. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx338

Other source studies (misc):

  • Mendoza, C. and Martínez‐López, M.R., 2021. Rupture models of recent Mw> 7 thrust earthquakes in the Guerrero–Oaxaca region of the Mexico subduction zone using teleseismic body waves. Seismological Society of America, 92(6), pp.3565-3576. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200423
  • Zhang, X., Xu, L.S., Yi, L. and Feng, W., 2021. Confirmation and characterization of the rupture model of the 2017 Ms 7.0 Jiuzhaigou, China, earthquake. Seismological Society of America, 92(5), pp.2927-2942. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220200466
  • Moschetti, M.P., Hartzell, S.H. and Herrmann, R.B., 2019. Rupture model of the M5.8 Pawnee, Oklahoma, earthquake from regional and teleseismic waveforms. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(5), pp.2494-2502. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL081364
  • Zhang, H., Koper, K.D., Pankow, K. and Ge, Z., 2017. Imaging the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura, New Zealand, earthquake with teleseismic P waves: A cascading rupture across multiple faults. Geophysical Research Letters, 44(10), pp.4790-4798. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017GL073461

Using the ISOLA software package

  • Hicks, S.P., Okuwaki, R., Steinberg, A., Rychert, C.A., Harmon, N., Abercrombie, R.E., Bogiatzis, P., Schlaphorst, D., Zahradnik, J., Kendall, J. and Yagi, Y., 2020. Back-propagating supershear rupture in the 2016 Mw 7.1 Romanche transform fault earthquake. Nature Geoscience, 13(9), pp.647-653. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41561-020-0619-9
  • Dias, F.L., Assumpção, M., Bianchi, M.B., Barros, L.V. and Carvalho, J.M., 2018. The intraplate Maranhão earthquake of 2017 January 3, northern Brazil: Evidence for uniform regional stresses along the Brazilian equatorial margin. Geophysical Journal International, 213(1), pp.387-396. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggx560
  • Prakash, R., Prajapati, S.K. and Srivastava, H.N., 2018. Source parameters of the Bay of Bengal earthquake of 21 May 2014 and related seismotectonics of 85 E and 90 E ridges. Journal of Asian Earth Sciences, 151, pp.250-258. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jseaes.2017.10.030
  • Hicks, S.P. and Rietbrock, A., 2015. Seismic slip on an upper-plate normal fault during a large subduction megathrust rupture. Nature Geoscience, 8(12), pp.955-960. https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo2585
  • Agurto, H., Rietbrock, A., Ryder, I. and Miller, M., 2012. Seismic‐afterslip characterization of the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule, Chile, earthquake based on moment tensor inversion. Geophysical Research Letters, 39(20). https://doi.org/10.1029/2012GL053434