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[S80] H. Weng and J. P. Ampuero
The dynamics of elongated earthquake ruptures
Submitted to JGR
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/9yq8n

[S79] E. Calais et al.
Can a Raspberry Shake seismic network complement a national seismic network? A case study in Haiti
Submitted to EOS
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/nyp7h

[S78] F. Gallovic, L. Valentova, J. P. Ampuero, A. A. Gabriel
Bayesian dynamic finite-fault inversion: 2. Application to the 2016 Mw6.2 Amatrice, Italy, earthquake
Submitted to JGR
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/z9h2u

[S77] F. Gallovic, L. Valentova, J. P. Ampuero, A. A. Gabriel
Bayesian dynamic finite-fault inversion: 1. Method and synthetic test
Submitted to JGR
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/tmjv4

[S76] K. Ariyoshi, J. P. Ampuero, R. Bürgmann, T. Matsuzawa, A. Hasegawa, R. Hino, T. Hori
Quantitative relationship between aseismic slip propagation speed and frictional properties
Submitted to Tectonophysics

[S75] S. Preuss, R. Herrendoerfer, T. Gerya, J. P. Ampuero, Y. van Dinther
Seismic and aseismic fault growth lead to different fault orientations
Submitted to J. Geophys. Res.
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/an92e

[S71] P. Galvez, P. Somerville, A. Petukhin, J. P. Ampuero, D. Peter
Earthquake cycle modelling of multi-segmented faults: dynamic rupture and ground motion simulation of the 1992 Mw 7.3 Landers earthquake
Submitted to Pure Appl. Geophys.

[S69] T. Candela, S. Osinga, J. P. Ampuero, B. Wassing, M. Pluymaekers, P. A. Fokker, J.-D. van Wees, H. A. de Waal and A. G. Muntendam-Bos
Depletion-induced seismicity at the Groningen gas field: Coulomb rate-and-state models including differential compaction effect
Submitted to J. Geophys. Res.

[S66] M. van den Ende, J. Chen, J. P. Ampuero and A. Niemeijer
Giant earthquakes on quiet faults governed by rheological transitions
Submitted
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/AJ2BR

[S60] B. Idini, S. Ruiz, J. P. Ampuero and E. Rivera
Along dip variations of the high-frequency earthquake spectral decay in Northern Chile
Submitted to Geophys. J. Int.

[S39] J. P. Ampuero, E. Hough, L. Meng, E. M. Thompson, A. Zhang, S. S. Martin, D. Asimaki and A. Inbal
High-Frequency Radiation Controlled Damage Distribution in the 2015 Nepal Earthquake
Submitted

[S0] L. Meng and J. P. Ampuero
Slow rupture and weakly pressure-sensitive strength enables compressional branching: Dynamic rupture simulations of the 2012 Off-Sumatra earthquake
Submitted to Geophys. Res. Lett.
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[114] T. Narock et al. (2019)
Earth science is ready for preprints: the first year of EarthArXiv
EOS
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/kftsv

[113] M. Galis, J. P. Ampuero, P. M. Mai, J. Kristek (2019)
Initiation and arrest of earthquake ruptures due to elongated overstressed regions
Geophys. J. Int., doi:10.1093/gji/ggz086/5322168
OA  DOI
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/dbuk4

[112] T. Ulrich, A. A. Gabriel, J. P. Ampuero and W. Xu (2019)
Dynamic viability of the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake cascade on weak crustal faults
Nat. Comms., doi:10.1038/s41467-019-09125-w
OA  DOI
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/aed4b

[111] H. Bao, J. P. Ampuero, L. Meng, E. J. Fielding, C. Liang, C. W. D. Milliner, H. Huang, T. Feng (2019)
Early and persistent supershear rupture of the 2018 Mw 7.5 Palu earthquake
Nat. Geo., 12, 200-205, doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0297-z
OA  DOI
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/tuasf

[110] K. Juhel, J. P. Ampuero, M. Barsuglia, E. Chassande-Mottin, D. Fiorucci, J. Harms, J.-P. Montagner, M. Vallée and B. F. Whiting (2018)
Earthquake early warning using future generation gravity strainmeters
J. Geophys. Res., 123 (12), 10889-10902, doi:10.1029/2018JB016698
DOI
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.31223/osf.io/yqb3a

[109] J. C. Hawthorne, A. M. Thomas and J. P. Ampuero (2018)
The rupture extent of low frequency earthquakes near Parkfield, CA
Geophys. J. Int., 216 (1), 621–639, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy429
DOI

[108] K. Juhel, J.-P. Montagner, J. P. Ampuero, M. Barsuglia, P. Bernard, E. Clévédé, J. Harms, M. Vallée and B. F. Whiting (2018)
Normal mode simulation of prompt elastogravity signals induced by an earthquake rupture
Geophys. J. Int., 216 (2), 935–947, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy436
PDF  DOI

[107] A. Inbal, T. Cristea-Platon, J. P. Ampuero, G. Hillers, D. Agnew and S. E. Hough (2018)
Sources of long-range anthropogenic noise in southern California and implications for tectonic tremor detection
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 108 (6), 3511-3527, doi:10.1785/0120180130
DOI

[106] C. Tape, S. Holtkamp, V. Silwal, J. Hawthorne, Y. Kaneko, J. P. Ampuero, C. Ji, N. Ruppert, K. Smith and M. West (2018)
Earthquake nucleation and fault slip complexity in the lower crust of central Alaska
Nat. Geo., 11, 536–541, doi:10.1038/s41561-018-0144-2
OA  DOI

[105] A. M. Booth, J. McCarley, J. Hinkle, S. Shaw, J. P. Ampuero and M. P. Lamb (2018)
Transient reactivation of a deep-seated landslide complex by undrained loading captured with repeat airborne and terrestrial lidar
Geophys. Res. Lett., 45 (10), 4841-4850, doi:10.1029/2018GL077812
OA  DOI

[104] S. N. Somala, J. P. Ampuero and N. Lapusta (2018)
Finite-fault source inversion using adjoint methods in 3D heterogeneous media
Geophys. J. Int., 214 (1), 402–420, doi:10.1093/gji/ggy148
PDF  OA  DOI

[103] R. A. Harris et al. (2018)
A suite of exercises for verifying dynamic earthquake rupture codes
Seis. Res. Let., 89 (3), 1146-1162, doi:10.1785/0220170222
DOI

[102] W. Xu, G. Feng, L. Meng, A. Zhang, J. P. Ampuero, R. Bürgmann and L. Fang (2018)
Transpressional rupture cascade of the 2016 Mw 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake, New Zealand
J. Geophys. Res., 123 (3), 2396-2409, doi: 10.1002/2017JB015168
OA  DOI

[101] Y. Tal, B. Hager and J. P. Ampuero (2018)
The effects of fault roughness on the earthquake nucleation process
J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 123 (1), 437–456, doi:10.1002/2017JB014746
PDF  OA  DOI

[100] M. van den Ende, J. Chen, J. P. Ampuero and A. Niemeijer (2017)
A comparison between rate-and-state friction and microphysical models, based on numerical simulations of fault slip
Tectonophysics, 733, 273-295, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.11.040
Special Issue "Physics of Earthquake Rupture Propagation"
PDF  DOI

[99] K. Bai and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Effect of seismogenic depth and background stress on physical limits of earthquake rupture across step-overs
J. Geophys. Res., 122 (12), 10280-10298, doi:10.1002/2017JB014848
DOI

[98] M. Galis, J. P. Ampuero, P. M. Mai and F. Cappa (2017)
Induced seismicity provides insight into why earthquake ruptures stop
Science Advances, 3 (12), eaap7528, doi:10.1126/sciadv.aap7528
OA  DOI

[97] M. Vallée, J. P. Ampuero, K. Juhel, P. Bernard, J.-P. Montagner and M. Barsuglia (2017)
Observations and modeling of the elasto-gravity signals preceding direct seismic waves
Science, 358 (6367), 1164-1168, doi:10.1126/science.aao0746
PDF  DOI

[96] Y. Luo and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Stability of faults with heterogeneous friction properties and effective normal stress
Tectonophysics, 733, 257-272, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2017.11.006
Special Issue "Physics of Earthquake Rupture Propagation"
PDF  DOI

[95] M.-A. Meier, J. P. Ampuero and T. H. Heaton (2017)
On the hidden simplicity of subduction megathrust earthquakes
Science, 357 (6537), 1277-1281, doi:10.1126/science.aan5643
DOI

[94] O. Lengliné, W. B. Frank, D. Marsan and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Imbricated slip rate processes during slow slip transients imaged by low-frequency earthquakes
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 476, 122-131, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2017.07.032
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[93] A. Inbal, J. P. Ampuero, J. P. Avouac (2017)
Locally and remotely triggered aseismic slip on the central San Jacinto Fault near Anza, CA, from joint inversion of strain and earthquake data
J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 122 (4), 3033–3061, doi:10.1002/2016JB013499
PDF  OA  DOI

[92] J. C. Hawthorne and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
A phase coherence approach to identifying co-located earthquakes and tremor
Geophys. J. Int., 209 (2), 623-642, doi:10.1093/gji/ggx012
DOI

[91] Y. Luo, J. P. Ampuero, K. Miyakoshi and K. Irikura (2017)
Surface rupture effects on earthquake moment-area scaling relations
PAGEOPH, 174 (9), 3331-3342, doi:10.1007/s00024-017-1467-4
In Topical Volume on "Best Practices in Physics-based Fault Rupture Models for Seismic Hazard Assessment of Nuclear Installations"
PDF  OA  DOI
Corrected equation 10: PDF

[90] K. Tsuda, S. Iwase, H. Uratani, S. Ogawa, T. Watanabe, J. Miyakoshi and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Dynamic rupture simulations based on the characterized source model of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake
PAGEOPH, 174 (9), 3357–3368, doi:10.1007/s00024-016-1446-1
In Topical Volume on "Best Practices in Physics-based Fault Rupture Models for Seismic Hazard Assessment of Nuclear Installations"
DOI

[89] J.-P. Montagner, K. Juhel, M. Barsuglia, J. P. Ampuero, E. Chassande-Mottin, J. Harms, B. Whiting, P. Bernard, E. Clévédé, P. Lognonné (2016)
Prompt gravity signal induced by the 2011 Tohoku-oki earthquake
Nat. Comm., 7, 13349, doi:10.1038/ncomms13349
DOI

[88] J. C. Hawthorne, M. Simons and J. P. Ampuero (2016)
Estimates of aseismic slip associated with small earthquakes near San Juan Bautista, CA
J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121 (11), 8254-8275, doi:10.1002/2016JB013120
DOI

[87] J. C. Hawthorne, J. P. Ampuero and M. Simons (2016)
A method for calibration of local magnitude scale based on relative spectral amplitudes, and application to the San Juan Bautista, CA area
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 107 (1), doi:10.1785/0120160141
PDF  DOI

[86] S. Rajaure, D. Asimaki, E. M. Thompson, S. Hough, S. Martin, J. P. Ampuero, M. R. Dhital, A. Inbal, N. Takai, M. Shigefuji, S. Bijukchhen, M. Ichiyanagi, T. Sasatani and L. Paudel (2017)
Characterizing the Kathmandu Valley sediment response through strong motion recordings of the 2015 Gorkha Earthquake sequence
Tectonophysics, 714-715, 146-157, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.09.030
Special Issue on the 25 April 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake
DOI

[85] A. Inbal, J. P. Ampuero and R. W. Clayton (2016)
Localized seismic deformation in the upper mantle revealed by dense seismic arrays
Science, 354 (6308), 88-92, doi:10.1126/science.aaf1370
OA  DOI

[84] J. P. Ampuero and X. Mao (2017)
Upper limit on damage zone thickness controlled by seismogenic depth
in "Fault Zone Dynamic Processes: Evolution of Fault Properties During Seismic Rupture", AGU Monograph, doi:10.1002/9781119156895.ch13
M. Y. Thomas, T. M. Mitchell and H. S. Bhat, Eds.
PDF  DOI

[83] H. Yue, M. Simons, Z. Duputel, J. Jiang, E. Fielding, C. Liang, S. Owen, A. Moore, B. Riel, J. P. Ampuero and S. Samsonov (2017)
Depth varying rupture properties during the 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake
Tectonophysics, 714-715, 44-54, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2016.07.005
Special Issue on the 25 April 2015 Mw 7.8 Gorkha (Nepal) earthquake
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[82] C. Roeoesli, F. Walter, J. P. Ampuero and E. Kissling (2016)
Seismic moulin tremor
J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 121 (8), 5838–5858, doi:10.1002/2015JB012786
DOI

[81] T. Hirono, W. Tanikawa, K. Tsuda, J. P. Ampuero, B. Shibazaki, M. Kinoshita and J. Mori (2016)
Near-trench slip potential of megaquakes evaluated from fault properties and conditions
Scientific Reports, 6, 28184, doi:10.1038/srep28184
DOI

[80] S. Xu, E. Fukuyama, H. Yue and J. P. Ampuero (2016)
Simple crack models explain deformation induced by subduction zone megathrust earthquakes
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 106 (5), 2275-2289, doi:10.1785/0120160079
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[79] C. Perrin, I. Manighetti, J. P. Ampuero, F. Cappa and Y. Gaudemer (2016)
Location of largest earthquake slip and fast rupture controlled by along-strike change in fault structural maturity due to fault growth
J. Geophys. Res., 121 (5), 3666-3685, doi:10.1002/2015JB012671
DOI

[78] P. M. Mai, D. Schorlemmer, M. Page, J. P. Ampuero et al. (2016)
The Earthquake-Source Inversion Validation (SIV) Project
Seismo. Res. Lett., 87 (3), 690-708, doi:10.1785/0220150231
DOI

[77] P. M. Mai, P. Shearer, J. P. Ampuero and T. Lay (2016)
Standards for documenting finite-fault earthquake rupture models
Seismo. Res. Lett., 87 (3), 712-718, doi:10.1785/0220150204
DOI

[76] T. H. W. Goebel, M. Hosseini, F. Cappa, E. Hauksson, J. P. Ampuero, F. Aminzadeh and J. B. Saleeby (2016)
Wastewater disposal and earthquake swarm activity at the southern end of the Central Valley, California
Geophys. Res. Lett., 43, 1092–1099, doi:10.1002/2015GL066948
DOI

[75] P. Galvez, L. A. Dalguer, J. P. Ampuero and D. Giardini (2016)
Rupture reactivation during the 2011 Mw 9.0 Tohoku earthquake: Dynamic rupture and ground motion simulations
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 106 (3), 819-831, doi:10.1785/0120150153
PDF  DOI

[74] Y. Huang, J. P. Ampuero and D. V. Helmberger (2015)
The potential for supershear earthquakes in damaged fault zones - Theory and observations
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 433, 109-115, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.10.046
PDF  DOI

[73] T. H. W. Goebel, E. Hauksson, F. Aminzadeh and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
An objective method for the assessment of waste water injection induced seismicity and application to tectonically active regions in central California
J. Geophys. Res., 120 (10), 7013–7032, doi:10.1002/2015JB011895
DOI

[72] O. Lengliné and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
Insights on earthquake triggering processes from early aftershocks of repeating micro-earthquakes
J. Geophys. Res., 120 (10), 6977–6992, doi:10.1002/2015JB012287
DOI

[71] Z. Duputel, J. Jiang, R. Jolivet, M. Simons, L. Rivera, J. P. Ampuero, B. Riel, S. Owens, A. Moore, S. Samsonov, F. Ortega-Culaciati and S. Minson (2015)
The Iquique earthquake sequence of April 2014: Bayesian modeling accounting for prediction uncertainty
Geophys. Res. Lett., 42 (19), 7949-7957, doi:10.1002/2015GL065402
DOI

[70] F. Gallovic and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
A new strategy to compare inverted rupture models exploiting the eigen-structure of the inverse problem
Seismo. Res. Lett., 86 (6), 1679-1689, doi:10.1785/0220150096
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[69] A. Inbal, R. W. Clayton and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
Imaging widespread seismicity at mid-lower crustal depths beneath Long Beach, CA, with a dense seismic array: Evidence for a depth-dependent earthquake size distribution
Geophys. Res. Lett., 42 (15), 6314–6323, doi:10.1002/2015GL064942
DOI

[68] J.­P. Avouac, L. Meng, S. Wei, T. Wang and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
Lower edge of locked Main Himalayan Thrust unzipped by the 2015 Gorkha earthquake
Nature Geoscience, 8, 708–711, doi:10.1038/ngeo2518
OA  DOI  Caltech news

[67] T. H. W. Goebel, E. Hauksson, P. M. Shearer and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
Stress drop heterogeneity within tectonically complex regions: A case study of the San Gorgonio Pass, southern California
Geophys. J. Int., 202 (1), 514-528, doi:10.1093/gji/ggv160
DOI

[66] E. Hauksson, T. H. W. Goebel, J. P. Ampuero and E. Cochran (2015)
A century of oil-field operations and earthquakes in the greater Los Angeles basin, southern California
The Leading Edge, 34, 650-656, doi:10.1190/tle34060650.1, "Special section: Injection-induced seismicity"
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[65] J. Harms, J. P. Ampuero, M. Barsuglia, E. Chassande-Mottin, J.-P. Montagner, S. N. Somala and B. F. Whiting (2015)
Transient gravity perturbations induced by earthquake rupture
Geophys. J. Int., 201 (3), 1416-1425, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggv090
DOI

[64] S. Xu, E. Fukuyama, Y. Ben-Zion and J. P. Ampuero (2015)
Dynamic rupture activation of backthrust fault branching
Tectonophysics, 644–645, 161–183, doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2015.01.011
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[63] D. S. Kammer, M. Radiguet, J. P. Ampuero and J.-F. Molinari (2014)
Linear elastic fracture mechanics predicts the propagation distance of frictional slip
Tribology Letters, 57 (3), 23, doi:10.1007/s11249-014-0451-8
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[62] G. Hillers, L. Retailleau , M. Campillo , A. Inbal , J. P. Ampuero, T. Nishimura (2015)
In-situ observations of velocity changes in response to tidal deformation from analysis of the high-frequency ambient wave field
J. Geophys. Res., 120 (1), 210-255, doi:10.1002/2014JB011318
DOI

[61] L. Meng, H. Huang, R. Bürgmann, J. P. Ampuero and A. Strader (2015)
Dual megathrust slip behaviors of the 2014 Iquique earthquake sequence
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 411, 177–187, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.11.041
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[60] M. Galis, C. Pelties, J. Kristek, P. Moczo, J. P. Ampuero and P. M. Mai (2014)
On the initiation of sustained slip-weakening ruptures by localized stresses
Geophys. J. Int., 200 (2), 890-909, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu436
DOI

[59] S. Xu, Y. Ben-Zion, J. P. Ampuero and V. Lyakhovsky (2014)
Dynamic ruptures on a frictional interface with off-fault brittle damage: Feedback mechanisms and effects on slip and near-fault motion
PAGEOPH, 172 (5), 1243-1267, doi:10.1007/s00024-014-0923-7, "Special issue: Properties And Processes Of Crustal Fault Zones"
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[58] S. N. Somala, J. P. Ampuero and N. Lapusta (2014)
Resolution of rise time in earthquake slip inversions: Effect of station spacing and rupture velocity
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 104 (6), 2717-2734, doi:10.1785/0120130185
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[57] L. Meng, R. M. Allen and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Application of seismic array processing to earthquake early warning
Bull. Seismo. Soc. Am., 104 (5), 2553-2561, doi: 10.1785/0120130277
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[56] C. Pelties, Y. Huang and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Pulse-like rupture induced by three-dimensional fault zone flower structures
PAGEOPH, 172 (5), 1229-1241, doi:10.1007/s00024-014-0881-0, "Special issue: Properties And Processes Of Crustal Fault Zones"
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[55] P. Galvez, J. P. Ampuero, L. A. Dalguer, S. N. Somala and T. F. Nissen-Meyer (2014)
Dynamic earthquake rupture modelled with an unstructured 3-D spectral element method applied to the 2011 M9 Tohoku earthquake
Geophys. J. Int., 198 (2), 1222-1240, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu203
DOI

[54] L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero and R. Burgmann (2014)
The 2013 Okhotsk deep-focus earthquake: rupture beyond the metastable olivine wedge and thermally-controlled rise time near the edge of a slab
Geophys. Res. Lett., 41 (11), 3779–3785, doi:10.1002/2014GL059968
DOI

[53] T. Ader, N. Lapusta, J.-P. Avouac and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Response of rate-and-state seismogenic faults to harmonic shear-stress perturbations
Geophys. J. Int., 198 (1), 385-413, doi:10.1093/gji/ggu144
DOI

[52] Y. Huang, J. P. Ampuero and D. V. Helmberger (2014)
Earthquake ruptures modulated by waves in damaged fault zones
J. Geophys. Res., 119 (4), 3133–3154, doi:10.1002/2013JB010724
DOI

[51] C. Pelties, A. A. Gabriel and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Verification of an ADER-DG method for complex dynamic rupture problems
Geosci. Model Dev., 7, 847-866, doi:10.5194/gmd-7-847-2014
DOI

[50] E. Wang, A. M. Rubin and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Compound earthquakes on a bimaterial interface and implications for rupture mechanics
Geophys. J. Int., 197 (2), 1138-1153, doi: 10.1093/gji/ggu047
DOI

[49] J.-P. Avouac, F. Ayoub, S. Wei, J. P. Ampuero, L. Meng , S. Leprince, R. Jolivet, Z. Duputel and D. V. Helmberger (2014)
The 2013, Mw 7.7 Balochistan earthquake, energetic strike-slip reactivation of a thrust fault
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 391 (1), 128-134, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2014.01.036
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[48] A. Lucas, A. Mangeney and J. P. Ampuero (2014)
Frictional velocity-weakening in landslides on Earth and on other planetary bodies
Nature Comms., 5, 3417, doi:10.1038/ncomms4417
DOI

[47] Y. Huang, J. P. Ampuero and H. Kanamori (2014)
Slip-weakening models of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake and constraints on stress drop and fracture energy
PAGEOPH, 171 (10), 2555-2568, doi:10.1007/s00024-013-0718-2, "Topical Volume: Earthquake Source Physics on Various Scales"
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[46] A. A. Gabriel, J. P. Ampuero, L. A. Dalguer and P. M. Mai (2013)
Source Properties of Dynamic Rupture Pulses with Off-Fault Plasticity
J. Geophys. Res., 118 (8), 4117-4126, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50213
DOI

[45] V. C. Tsai, J. P. Ampuero, H. Kanamori and D. J. Stevenson (2013)
Estimating the effect of Earth elasticity and variable water density on tsunami speeds
Geophys. Res. Lett., 40 (3), 492-496, doi:10.1002/grl.50147
DOI

[44] S. Xu, Y. Ben-Zion and J. P. Ampuero (2012b)
Properties of Inelastic Yielding Zones Generated by In-plane Dynamic Ruptures: II. Detailed parameter-space study
Geophys. J. Int., 191 (3), 1343-1360, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05685.x
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[43] S. Xu, Y. Ben-Zion and J. P. Ampuero (2012a)
Properties of Inelastic Yielding Zones Generated by In-plane Dynamic Ruptures: I. Model description and basic results
Geophys. J. Int., 191 (3), 1325-1342, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2012.05679.x
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[42] A. A. Gabriel, J. P. Ampuero, L. A. Dalguer and P. M. Mai (2012)
The transition of dynamic rupture styles in elastic media under velocity-weakening friction
J. Geophys. Res., 117, B09311, doi:10.1029/2012JB009468
DOI

[41] T. J. Ader, J. P. Ampuero and J.-P. Avouac (2012)
The role of transient slow slip on the modulation of tectonic tremor activity by periodic loading
Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L16310, doi:10.1029/2012GL052326
DOI

[40] Z. Duputel, H. Kanamori, V. C. Tsai, L. Rivera, L. Meng and J. P. Ampuero (2012)
The 2012 Sumatra great earthquake sequence
Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 351-352, 247-257, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.07.017
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[39] L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero, J. Stock, Z. Duputel, Y. Luo and V. C. Tsai (2012)
Earthquake in a maze: compressional rupture branching during the 2012 Mw 8.6 Sumatra earthquake
Science, 337 (6095), 724-726, doi:10.1126/science.1224030
DOI  Caltech press release

[38] Y. Huang, L. Meng and J. P. Ampuero (2013)
A dynamic model of the frequency-dependent rupture process of the 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake
Earth, Planets and Space, 64 (12), 1061-1066, doi:10.5047/eps.2012.05.011, "Special issue: The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake"
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[37] L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero, Y. Luo, W. Wu and S. Ni (2013)
Mitigating Artifacts in Back-Projection Source Imaging with Implications for Frequency-Dependent Properties of the Tohoku-Oki Earthquake
Earth, Planets and Space, 64 (12), 1101-1109, doi:10.5047/eps.2012.05.010, "Special issue: The 2011 Tohoku Earthquake"
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[36] R. Michel, J. P. Ampuero , J.-P. Avouac, N. Lapusta, S. Leprince, D.C. Redding and S. N. Somala (2013)
A Geostationary Optical Seismometer, Proof of Concept
IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing, 51 (1), 695-703, doi:10.1109/TGRS.2012.2201487
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[35] O. Lengliné, J. E. Elkhoury, G. Daniel, J. Schmittbuhl, R. Toussaint, J. P. Ampuero and M. Bouchon (2012)
Interplay of seismic and aseismic deformations during earthquake swarms: an experimental approach
Earth Plan. Sci. Lett., 331-332, 215-223, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2012.03.022
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[34] L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero, A. Sladen and H. Rendon (2012)
High-resolution back-projection at regional distance: application to the Haiti M7.0 earthquake and comparisons with finite source studies
J. Geophys. Res., 117, B04313, doi:10.1029/2011JB008702
DOI

[33] C. Pelties, J. de la Puente, J. P. Ampuero, G. Brietzke and M. Kaeser (2012)
Three-dimensional dynamic rupture simulation with a high-order Discontinuous Galerkin method on unstructured tetrahedral meshes
J. Geophys. Res., 117, B02309, doi:10.1029/2011JB008857
DOI

[32] V. C. Tsai, B. Minchew, M. Lamb and J. P. Ampuero (2012)
A physical model for seismic noise from sediment transport by rivers
Geophys. Res. Lett., 39, L02404, doi:10.1029/2011GL050255
DOI

[31] Y. Huang and J. P. Ampuero (2011)
Pulse-like ruptures induced by low-velocity fault zones
J. Geophys. Res., 116, B12307, doi:10.1029/2011JB008684
DOI

[30] Y. Kaneko and J. P. Ampuero (2011)
A mechanism for preseismic steady rupture fronts observed in laboratory experiments
Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L21307, doi:10.1029/2011GL049953
DOI

[29] T. Yamaguchi, M. Morishita, M. Doi, T. Hori, H. Sakaguchi and J. P. Ampuero (2011)
Gutenberg-Richter's law in sliding friction of gels
J. Geophys. Res., 116, B12306, doi:10.1029/2011JB008415
DOI

[28] O. Lengliné, R. Toussaint, J. Schmittbuhl, J. Elkhoury, J. P. Ampuero , K. T. Tallakstad, S. Santucci and K. J. Maloy (2011)
Average crack-front velocity during subcritical fracture propagation in a heterogeneous medium
Phys. Rev. E, 84, 036104, doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.84.036104
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[27] L. Meng, A. Inbal and J. P. Ampuero (2011)
A window into the complexity of the dynamic rupture of the 2011 Mw 9 Tohoku-Oki earthquake
Geophys. Res. Let., 38, L00G07, doi:10.1029/2011GL048118
DOI  Animation S1  Animation S2

[26] Y. Kaneko, J. P. Ampuero and N. Lapusta (2011)
Spectral-element simulations of long-term fault slip: Effect of low-rigidity layers on earthquake-cycle dynamics
J. Geophys. Res., 116, B10313, doi:10.1029/2011JB008395
DOI

[25] R. A. Harris et al. (2011)
Verifying a computational method for predicting extreme ground motion
Seis. Res. Let., 82 (5), 638-644, doi:10.1785/gssrl.82.5.638
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[24] O. Lengliné, J. Schmittbuhl, J. E. Elkhoury, J. P. Ampuero, R. Toussaint and K. J. Maloy (2011)
Downscaling of fracture energy during brittle creep experiments
J. Geophys. Res., 116, B08215, doi:10.1029/2010JB008059
DOI

[23] M. Simons, S. E. Minson, A. Sladen, F. Ortega, J. Jiang, S. E. Owen, L. Meng, J. P. Ampuero, S. Wei, R. Chu, D. V. Helmberger, H. Kanamori, E. Hetland, A. W. Moore, and F. H. Webb (2011)
The 2011 magnitude 9.0 Tohoku-Oki earthquake: mosaicking the megathrust from seconds to centuries
Science, 332 (6036), 1421-1425, doi:10.1126/science.1206731
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[22] K. Ariyoshi, T. Matsuzawa, J. P. Ampuero, R. Nakata, T. Hori, Y. Kaneda, R. Hino and A. Hasegawa (2012)
Migration process of very low-frequency events based on a chain-reaction model and its application to the detection of preseismic slip for megathrust earthquakes
Earth, Planets and Space, 64 (8), 693-702, doi:10.5047/eps.2010.09.003
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[21] A. Rubin and J. P. Ampuero (2009)
Self-similar slip pulses during rate-and-state earthquake nucleation.
J. Geophys. Res., 114, B11305, doi:10.1029/2009JB006529
DOI

[20] Y. Ben-Zion and J. P. Ampuero (2009)
Seismic radiation from regions sustaining material damage.
Geophys. J. Int., 178 (3), 1351-1356, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04285.x
DOI

[19] J. De La Puente, J. P. Ampuero and M. Kaeser (2009)
Dynamic rupture modeling on unstructured meshes using a discontinuous Galerkin method.
J. Geophys. Res., 114, B10302, doi:10.1029/2008JB006271
DOI

[18] V. Lyakhovsky, Y. Hamiel, J. P. Ampuero and Y. Ben-Zion (2009)
Nonlinear damage rheology and wave resonance in rocks.
Geophys. J. Int., 178 (2), 910-920, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2009.04205.x
DOI

[17] K. Ariyoshi, T. Hori, J. P. Ampuero , Y. Kaneda, T. Matsuzawa, R. Hino and A. Hasegawa (2009)
Influence of interaction between small asperities on various types of slow earthquakes in a 3-D simulation for a subduction plate boundary.
Gondwana Research, 16 (3-4), 534-544, doi:10.1016/j.gr.2009.03.006
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[16] R. A. Harris et al. (2009)
The SCEC/USGS dynamic earthquake-rupture code verification exercise
Seism. Res. Lett., 80 (1), 119-126, doi:10.1785/gssrl.80.1.119
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[15] H. Perfettini and J. P. Ampuero (2008)
Dynamics of a velocity strenghtening region: implications for slow earthquakes and postseismic slip
J. Geophys. Res., 113 (B9), B09411, doi:10.1029/2007JB005398
DOI

[14] Y. Kaneko, N. Lapusta and J. P. Ampuero (2008)
Spectral-element modeling of spontaneous earthquake rupture on rate and state faults: Effect of velocity-strengthening friction at shallow depths
J. Geophys. Res., 113 (B9), B09317, doi:10.1029/2007JB005553
DOI

[13] J. Ripperger, P. M. Mai and J. P. Ampuero (2008)
Variability of near-field ground motion from dynamic earthquake rupture simulations
Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 98 (3), 1207-1228; doi:10.1785/0120070076
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[12] J. P. Ampuero and Y. Ben-Zion (2008)
Cracks, pulses and macroscopic asymmetry of dynamic rupture on a bimaterial interface with velocity-weakening friction
Geophys. J. Int., 173 (2), 674-692, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2008.03736.x
DOI

[11] J. P. Ampuero and A. M. Rubin (2008)
Earthquake nucleation on rate-and-state faults : aging and slip laws
J. Geophys. Res., 113, B01302, doi:10.1029/2007JB005082
DOI

[10] M. Haney, R. Snieder, J. P. Ampuero and R. Hofmann (2007)
Spectral element modeling of fault-plane reflections arising from fluid pressure distributions
Geophys. J. Int., 170 (2), 933-951, doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2007.03437.x
DOI

[9] L. Boschi, J. P. Ampuero, D. Peter, P. M. Mai, G. Soldati, D. Giardini (2007)
Petascale computing for future breakthroughs in global seismology
Phys. Earth Planet. Int., 163 (1-4), 245-250, doi:10.1016/j.pepi.2007.02.011
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[8] A. M. Rubin and J. P. Ampuero (2007)
Aftershock asymmetry on a bimaterial interface
J. Geophys. Res., 112, B05307, doi:10.1029/2006JB004337
DOI

[7] J. Ripperger, J. P. Ampuero, P. M. Mai and D. Giardini (2007)
Earthquake source characteristics from dynamic rupture with constrained stochastic fault stress
J. Geophys. Res., 112, B04311, doi:10.1029/2006JB004515
DOI

[6] G. Hillers, P. M. Mai, Y. Ben-Zion and J. P. Ampuero (2007)
Statistical properties of seismicity of fault zones at different evolutionary stages
Geophys. J. Int., 169 (2), 515-533. doi:10.1111/j.1365-246X.2006.03275.x
DOI

[5] R. Madariaga, J. P. Ampuero and M. Adda-Bedia (2006)
Seismic radiation from simple models of earthquakes
"Radiated Energy and the Physics of Earthquakes", AGU Monograph, 223-236, doi:10.1029/170GM23
A. McGarr, R. Abercrombie, H. Kanamori and G. di Toro, Eds.
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[4] J. P. Ampuero, J. Ripperger and P. M. Mai (2006)
Properties of dynamic earthquake ruptures with heterogeneous stress drop
"Radiated Energy and the Physics of Earthquakes", AGU Monograph, 255-261, doi:10.1029/170GM25
A. McGarr, R. Abercrombie, H. Kanamori and G. di Toro, Eds.
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[3] A.M. Rubin and J. P. Ampuero (2005)
Earthquake nucleation on (aging) rate-and-state faults
J. Geophys. Res., 110, B11312, doi:10.1029/2005JB003686
DOI

[2] J. P. Ampuero and F.A. Dahlen (2005)
Ambiguity of the moment tensor.
Bull. Seism. Soc. Am., 95 (2), 390-400, doi:10.1785/0120040103
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[1] J. P. Ampuero, J.-P. Vilotte and F.-J. Sánchez-Sesma (2002)
Nucleation of rupture under slip dependent friction law: simple models of fault zone.
J. Geophys. Res., 107 (B12), 2324, doi:10.1029/2001JB000452
DOI




In proceedings:

P. Galvez, P Somerville, A. Petukhin and J. P. Ampuero (2018)
Earthquake cycle modeling of multi-segmented faults: dynamic rupture and round motion simulation of the 1992 Mw 7.3 Landers earthquake
Best Practices in Physics-based Fault Rupture Models for Seismic Hazard Assessment of Nuclear Installations: issues and challenges towards full Seismic RIsk Analysis, Cadarache-Chateau, France, 2018.
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J. Shi, M. D. Kohler, J. N. Sutton and J. P. Ampuero (2016)
Mapping coherent, time-varying wavefronts from the 2011 Tohoku tsunami into enhanced, time-dependent warning messages
16th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering, 2017.
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P. M. Mai, J. Ripperger, J. P. Ampuero and G. Hillers (2006)
Frontiers in Source Modeling for Near-Source Ground-Motion Prediction
Third International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, Grenoble 30.8 - 1.9. 2006
(edited by P.-Y. Bard, E. Chaljub, C. Cornou, F. Cotton, P. Guegen), pp. 97 - 114.
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P. Moczo, J. P. Ampuero , J. Kristek, S. M. Day, M. Kristekova, P. Pazak, M. Galis, and H. Igel (2006)
Comparison of Numerical Methods for Seismic Wave Propagation and Source Dynamics - the SPICE Code Validation
Third International Symposium on the Effects of Surface Geology on Seismic Motion, Grenoble 30.8 - 1.9. 2006
(edited by P.-Y. Bard, E. Chaljub, C. Cornou, F. Cotton, P. Guegen), pp. 495 - 504.
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J. P. Ampuero
Effects of non-linear weakening on earthquake source scalings.
Extended abstract for the 11th International Conference on Fracture, Turin 2005
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Ph.D. dissertation: (in French)

J.-P. Ampuero (Université Paris VII, October 2002)
Etude physique et numérique de la nucléation des séismes
A physical and numerical study of earthquake nucleation


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Table des matières, avant-propos, remerciements.
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Some work in progress: (with links to conference abstracts)

B. Idini and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Rupture complexity promoted by damaged fault zones in earthquake cycle models
AGU 2017 Fall Meeting poster, doi:10.1002/essoar.10500080.1

Y. Luo and J. P. Ampuero (2017)
Tremor migration patterns and the collective behavior of deep asperities mediated by creep
EarthArXiv preprint, doi:10.17605/OSF.IO/MBCAV

J. P. Ampuero, Y. Luo, H. Perfettini, H. Houston and B. Delbridge
A hierarchy of tremor migration patterns induced by the interaction of brittle asperities mediated by aseismic slip transients
Slides presented at the EarthScope Institute on the Spectrum of Fault Slip Behaviors (2010)
SCEC 2011 poster

J. P. Ampuero, Y. Ben-Zion and V. Lyakhovsky
Interaction between dynamic rupture and off-fault continuum damage
SSA 2008 poster

J. P. Ampuero and T. Nissen-Meyer.
Dispersion properties of spectral elements for wave propagation and high order time-stepping algorithms
AGU 2006 abstract

J. P. Ampuero and A. M. Rubin.
Properties of immediate aftershocks at Parkfield and their relation to rupture dynamics in bimaterial interfaces
AGU 2004 abstract

G. Festa, J. P. Ampuero and J.-P. Vilotte.
The spectral element method for earthquake rupture dynamics
AGU 2006 abstract, preliminary draft with implementation details

V. Rocabado, J. P. Ampuero, M. Schmitz, J.-P. Vilotte, M. Sobiesiak, F. Audemard and H. Rendón.
Seismicity, earthquake scenarios and seismic response for the Caracas sedimentary basin, Venezuela
EGU 2005 abstract

J. P. Ampuero and J.-P. Vilotte
Insights on fault friction from the shape of some seismic nucleation phases: scale-dependent or non-linear friction ?
EGS 2003 abstract, slideshow



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