Publications


Neo, J. C., Fan, W. Y., Huang, Y. H., & Dowling, D. (2022). Frequency-difference backprojection of earthquakes. Geophysical Journal International, 231(3), 2173–2185. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggac323
Fan, W. Y., Barbour, A. J., McGuire, J. J., Huang, Y. H., Lin, G. Q., Cochran, E. S., & Okuwaki, R. (2022). Very low frequency earthquakes in between the seismogenic and tremor zones in Cascadia? Agu Advances, 3(2), 19. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021av000607
Fan, W. Y., Okuwaki, R., Barbour, A. J., Huang, Y. H., Lin, G. Q., & Cochran, E. S. (2022). Fast rupture of the 2009 M-w 6.9 Canal de Ballenas earthquake in the Gulf of California dynamically triggers seismicity in California. Geophysical Journal International, 230(1), 528–541. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggac059
Lin, G. Q., HuerFano, V. A., & Fan, W. Y. (2022). Crustal architecture of Puerto Rico using body-wave seismic tomography and high-resolution earthquake relocation. Seismological Research Letters, 93(2A), 555–566. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220210223
Gong, J. H., Fan, W. Y., & Parnell-Turner, R. (2022). Microseismicity indicates atypical small-scale plate rotation at the Quebrada Transform Fault System, East Pacific Rise. Geophysical Research Letters, 49(3), 14. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021gl097000
Okuwaki, R., & Fan, W. Y. (2022). Oblique convergence causes both thrust and strike-slip ruptures during the 2021 M 7.2 Haiti earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 49(2), 12. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021gl096373
Gong, J., & Fan, W. (2022). Seismicity, Fault Architecture, and Slip Mode of the Westernmost Gofar Transform Fault. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 127(11). https://doi.org/10.1029/2022JB024918
Okuwaki, R., Hicks, S. P., Craig, T. J., Fan, W. Y., Goes, S., Wright, T. J., & Yagi, Y. (2021). Illuminating a contorted slab with a complex intraslab rupture evolution during the 2021 Mw 7.3 East Cape, New Zealand earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(24), 13. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021gl095117
Meng, H. R., & Fan, W. Y. (2021). Immediate foreshocks indicating cascading rupture developments for 527 M 0.9 to 5.4 Ridgecrest earthquakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 48(19), 13. https://doi.org/10.1029/2021gl095704
Okuwaki, R., Fan, W. Y., Yamada, M., Osawa, H., & Wright, T. J. (2021). Identifying landslides from continuous seismic surface waves: a case study of multiple small-scale landslides triggered by Typhoon Talas, 2011. Geophysical Journal International, 226(2), 729–741. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggab129
Fan, W. Y., Barbour, A. J., Cochran, E. S., & Lin, G. Q. (2021). Characteristics of frequent dynamic triggering of microearthquakes in Southern California. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 126(1). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020jb020820
Fan, W. Y., McGuire, J. J., & Shearer, P. M. (2020). Abundant spontaneous and dynamically triggered submarine landslides in the Gulf of Mexico. Geophysical Research Letters, 47(12). https://doi.org/10.1029/2020gl087213
ten Brink, U., Wei, Y., Fan, W., Granja-Bruña, J.-L., & Miller, N. (2020). Mysterious tsunami in the Caribbean Sea following the 2010 Haiti earthquake possibly generated by dynamically triggered early aftershocks. Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 540, 116269. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.epsl.2020.116269
Neely, J. S., Huang, Y., & Fan, W. (2019). Earthquake rupture characteristics along a developing transform boundary. Geophysical Journal International, 219(2), 1237–1252. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggz357
Fan, W. Y., McGuire, J. J., de Groot-Hedlin, C. D., Hedlin, M. A. H., Coats, S., & Fiedler, J. W. (2019). Stormquakes. Geophysical Research Letters. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019gl084217
Fan, W., Wei, S. S., Tian, D., McGuire, J. J., & Wiens, D. A. (2019). Complex and Diverse Rupture Processes of the 2018 Mw 8.2 and Mw 7.9 Tonga-Fiji Deep Earthquakes. Geophysical Research Letters, 46(5), 2434–2448. https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL080997
Fan, W. Y., de Groot-Hedlin, C. D., Hedlin, M. A. H., & Ma, Z. T. (2018). Using surface waves recorded by a large mesh of three-element arrays to detect and locate disparate seismic sources. Geophysical Journal International, 215(2), 942–958. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggy316
Fan, W., & McGuire, J. J. (2018). Investigating microearthquake finite source attributes with IRIS Community Wavefield Demonstration Experiment in Oklahoma. Geophysical Journal International, 214(2), 1072–1087. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggy203
Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2018). Coherent Seismic Arrivals in the P Wave Coda of the 2012 M(w)7.2 Sumatra Earthquake: Water Reverberations or an Early Aftershock? Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 123(4), 3147–3159. https://doi.org/10.1002/2018jb015573
Fan, W. Y., Bassett, D., Jiang, J. L., Shearer, P. M., & Ji, C. (2017). Rupture evolution of the 2006 Java tsunami earthquake and the possible role of splay faults. Tectonophysics, 721, 143–150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tecto.2017.10.003
Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2017). Investigation of Backprojection Uncertainties With M6 Earthquakes. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 122(10), 7966–7986. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017jb014495
Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2016). Local near instantaneously dynamically triggered aftershocks of large earthquakes. Science, 353(6304), 1133–1136. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aag0013
Fan, W. Y., Shearer, P. M., Ji, C., & Bassett, D. (2016). Multiple branching rupture of the 2009 Tonga-Samoa earthquake. Journal of Geophysical Research-Solid Earth, 121(8), 5809–5827. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016jb012945
Mai, P. M., Schorlemmer, D., Page, M., Ampuero, J. P., Asano, K., Causse, M., Custodio, S., Fan, W. Y., Festa, G., Galis, M., Gallovic, F., Imperatori, W., Kaser, M., Malytskyy, D., Okuwaki, R., Pollitz, F., Passone, L., Razafindrakoto, H. N. T., Sekiguchi, H., … Zielke, O. (2016). The Earthquake-Source Inversion Validation (SIV) Project. Seismological Research Letters, 87(3), 690–708. https://doi.org/10.1785/0220150231
Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2016). Fault interactions and triggering during the 10 January 2012 M-w 7.2 Sumatra earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(5), 1934–1942. https://doi.org/10.1002/2016gl067785
Melgar, D., Fan, W. Y., Riquelme, S., Geng, J. H., Liang, C. R., Fuentes, M., Vargas, G., Allen, R. M., Shearer, P. M., & Fielding, E. J. (2016). Slip segmentation and slow rupture to the trench during the 2015, M(w)8.3 Illapel, Chile earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 43(3), 961–966. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015gl067369
Denolle, M. A., Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2015). Dynamics of the 2015 M7.8 Nepal earthquake. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(18), 7467–7475. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015gl065336
Fan, W. Y., & Shearer, P. M. (2015). Detailed rupture imaging of the 25 April 2015 Nepal earthquake using teleseismic P waves. Geophysical Research Letters, 42(14), 5744–5752. https://doi.org/10.1002/2015gl064587
Fan, W.-Y., Chen, Y.-S., Tang, Y.-C., Zhou, S.-Y., Feng. Yong-Ge, Yue, H., Wang, H.-Y., Jin, G., Wei, S.-Q., Wang, Y.-B., Ge, Z.-X., & Ning, J.-Y. (2015). Crust and upper mantle velocity structure of the eastern Tibetan Plateau and adjacent regions from ambient noise tomography. Chinese Journal Of Geophysics, 58(5), 1568–1583. https://doi.org/10.6038/cjg20150510
Fan, W. Y., Shearer, P. M., & Gerstoft, P. (2014). Kinematic earthquake rupture inversion in the frequency domain. Geophysical Journal International, 199(2), 1138–1160. https://doi.org/10.1093/gji/ggu319
Yue, H., Chen, Y. J., Sandvol, E., Ni, J., Hearn, T., Zhou, S., Feng, Y., Ge, Z., Trujillo, A., Wang, Y., Jin, G., Jiang, M., Tang, Y., Liang, X., Wei, S., Wang, H., Fan, W., & Liu, Z. (2012). Lithospheric and upper mantle structure of the northeastern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 117(B5). https://doi.org/10.1029/2011JB008545
Tang, X. Y., Fan, W. Y., Feng, Y. G., Tang, Y. C., John, C. Y., & Zhu, L. X. (2011). Phase velocity tomography of Rayleigh wave in Xinjiang from ambient noise. Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition, 54(8), 2042–2049. https://doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.08.011
Tang, Y. C., Chen, Y. S., Yang, Y. J., Ding, Z. F., Liu, R. F., Feng, Y. G., Li, P., Yu, C. Q., Wei, S. Q., Fan, W. Y., Wang, H. Y., Zhou, S. Y., & Ning, J. Y. (2011). Ambient noise tomography in north China craton. Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition, 54(8), 2011–2022. https://doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2011.08.008
M. Jiang, S. Zhou, E. Sandvol, X. Chen, X. Liang, Y. J. Chen, & W. Fan. (2011). 3-D lithospheric structure beneath southern Tibet from Rayleigh-wave tomography with a 2-D seismic array. Geophysical Journal International, 185(2), 593–608. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-246X.2011.04979.x
Wei, S., Chen, Y. J., Sandvol, E., Zhou, S., Yue, H., Jin, G., Hearn, T. M., Jiang, M., Wang, H., Fan, W., Liu, Z., Ge, Z., Wang, Y., Feng, Y., & Ni, J. (2010). Regional earthquakes in northern Tibetan Plateau: Implications for lithospheric strength in Tibet. Geophysical Research Letters, 37(19). https://doi.org/10.1029/2010GL044800
Tang, Y. C., Feng, Y. G., Chen, Y. S. J., Zhou, S. Y., Ning, J. Y., Wei, S. Q., Li, P., Yu, C. Q., Fan, W. Y., & Wang, H. Y. (2010). Receiver function analysis at Shanxi Rift. Chinese Journal of Geophysics-Chinese Edition, 53(9), 2102–2109. https://doi.org/10.3969/j.issn.0001-5733.2010.09.010