Publicaciones realizadas en colaboración por el equipo del INSUD:

Año 2021

Contreras-Reyes., E. ., S. Obando-Orrego., J. Geersen, and J.P. Bello-Gonzalez (2021), «Density structure, flexure, and tectonics of the Iquique Ridge, Northern Chile», J. South Ame. Sci. , Doi:

Maksymowicz. A.,Contreras-Reyes., E. ., D. Diaz., D. Comte., N. Bangs, A.M. Trehu., E. Vera, F. Herve, and A. Reitbrock: «Deep structure of the continental plate in the south-central Chilean margin: Metamorphic wedge and implications for megathrust earthquakes«, J. Geophys. Res, Doi:

Slezak, K., Díaz, D., Araya-Vargas, J., Cordell, D., Reyes-Cordova, F., Segovia, M. J. (2021) «Magnetotelluric image of the Chilean subduction zone in the Salar de Atacama region (23°-24°S): insights into factors controlling the distribution of volcanic arc magmatism». Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors (accepted)

Bascuñán, S., Maksymowicz, A., Martínez, F., Hernández, MJ., Becerra, J., Arriagada, C. (2021) “Multi-proxy insights into the structure and geometry of the tectonic boundary at the Cordillera de Domeyko-Salar de Atacama border: An example of the interplay between basement and foreland basins”. Tectonophysics 807. 228818. Doi:

Segovia, M.J,  Diaz, D., Slezak, K., Zuñiga, F. (2021) “Magnetotelluric study in the Los Lagos Region (Chile) to investigate volcano-tectonic processes in the Southern Andes” Earth, Planets and Space volume 73, Article number: 5. Doi: 10.1186/s40623-020-01332-w

Montecinos- Cuadros, D., Díaz, D., Yogeshwar, P., Munoz-Saez, C. (2021) Characterization of the shallow structure of El Tatio geothermal field in the Central Andes, Chile using transient electromagnetics” Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research, Volume 412. Doi: 0.1016/j.jvolgeores.2021.107198

Obando-Orrego. S., E. Contreras-Reyes., A. Trehu., and J. Bialas. (2021), «Shallow seismic investigations of the accretionary complex offshore Central Chile», Marine Geology, V. 434, 106437. Doi:

Contreras-Reyes. E., V. Cortes-Rivas., P. Manríquez, and A. Malsymowicz (2021), «The silent bending of the oceanic Nazca Plate at the Peruvian Trench», Tectonophysics. Volume 807, 228810. Doi:

Cabrera. L., S. Ruiz., P. Pioli., E. Contreras-Reyes., A. Osses., and R. Mancini  (2021), «Northern Chile intermediate-depth earthquakes controlled by plate hydration» , Geophys. J. Int. Doi:

Pasten-Araya. F, Potin. B., Ruiz. S.,  Zerbst. L.,  Aden-Antonio. F., Azúa. K., Rivera.E.,  Rietbrock. A.,  Salazar. P., Fuenzalida. A. (2021) «Seismicity in the upper plate of the Northern Chilean offshore forearc: Evidence of splay fault south of the Mejillones Peninsula», Tectonophysics, 800 (2021) 228706. Doi:

Año 2020

Díaz, D., Zúñiga, F. Castruccio, A.(2020) “The interaction between active crustal faults and volcanism: A case study of the Liquiñe-Ofqui Fault Zone and Osorno volcano, Southern Andes, using magnetotellurics”. Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research. Volume 393. Doi: 10.1016/j.jvolgeores.2020.106806

Olsen K., N. Bangs., A. M. Trehu., S. Ha., A. Arnulf., and E. Contreras-Reyes, (2020). “Thick, strong sediment subduction along south-central Chile and its role in great earthquakes”.  Earth. Plannet. Sci. Lett, V. 538, 116195, Doi:

Ojeda, J.,  Ruiz, S., del Campo. and Carvajal, M. (2020). «The 1960 May 21 Mw 8.1 Concepcion earthquake: A deep megathrust foreshock that started the 1960 central-south Chilean seismic sequence»Seismological Research Letters . Res Lett XX 1-11.Doi: 10.1785/0220190143

Reginato. G., E. Vera., E. Contreras-Reyes ., A.M. Trehu,A. Maksymowicz., J.P. Bello-Gonzalez., and F. Gonzalez (2020), «Seismic structure and tectonics of the continental wedge overlying the source region of the Iquique Mw8.1 2014 earthquake» , Tectonophysics, 796, 228629, Doi:  doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2020.228629 

Bangs. N., J.K. Morgan., A. M. Trehu., E. Contreras-Reyes., A. Arnul., S. Han., K.M. Olsen., and E. Zhang (2020), «Basal accretion along the south‐central Chilean margin and its relationship to great earthquakes» , J. Geophys. Res., 125,Doi:  doi:10.1029/2020JB019861 

Año 2019

Bascuñán, S., Maksymowicz, A., Martínez, F., Becerra, J., Arriagada, C., & Deckart, K. (2019). «Geometry and late Mesozoic-Cenozoic evolution of the Salar de Atacama Basin (22° 30′-24° 30′ S) in the northern Central Andes: New constraints from geophysical, geochronological and field data«. Tectonophysics, Volume 759, 20 May 2019, Pages 58-78. Doi:

Carrasco, S., Ruiz, S., & Sáez, M. (2019). «Earthquakes Felt in the Juan Fernandez Islands: Where Are They Coming from?» Seismological Research Letters, 91(1) : 262-271. Doi:

Carrasco, S., Ruiz, J. A., Contreras-Reyes, E., & Ortega-Culaciati, F. (2019). «Shallow intraplate seismicity related to the Illapel 2015 Mw 8.4 earthquake: Implications from the seismic source«. Tectonophysics, Volume 766, 5 September 2019, Pages 205-218 . Doi:

Contreras‐Reyes, E., Muñoz‐Linford, P., Cortés‐Rivas, V., Bello‐González, J. P., Ruiz, J. A., & Krabbenhoeft, A. (2019). «Structure of the collision zone between the Nazca ridge and the Peruvian convergent margin: Geodynamic and seismotectonic implications«. Tectonics. Volume38, Issue9, September 2019, Pages 3416-3435. Doi:

López, C., Martínez, F., Maksymowicz, A., Giambiagi, L., Riquelme, R. (2019) “What is the structure of the forearc region in the Central Andes of northern Chile? An approach from field data and 2-D reflection seismic data”. Tectonophysics, Volume 769, 2019, 228187, ISSN 0040-1951, Doi:

Mancini, R., Díaz, D., Brasse, H., Godoy, B., & Hernández, M. J. (2019). «Conductivity Distribution Beneath the San PedroLinzor Volcanic Chain, North Chile, Using 3D Magnetotelluric Modeling«. Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, Vol.124, Issue 5, Pages 4386-4398, Doi:

Ruiz, J. A., Maksymowicz, A., Ortega-Culaciati, F., Rivera, L., & Comte, D. (2019). «Source characteristics of the March 16, 2014 Mw 6.7 earthquake and its implications for the Mw 8.2 Pisagua mainshock«. Tectonophysics, Volume 767, September 2019, 228170 . Doi:

Trehu., A.M., B. Hass., A. de Moor., A. Maksymowicz., E. Contreras-Reyes., E. Vera., and M. D. Tryon (2019). «Geologic controls on up-dip and along-strike propagation of slip during subduction zone earthquakes from a high-resolutionn seismic reflection survey across the northern limit of slip during the 2010 Mw 8.8 Maule earthquake, offshore Chile» Geosphere, Volume 15, Pages 1-23. Doi:

Año 2018

Maksymowicz, A., Ruiz, J., Vera, E., Contreras-Reyes, E., Ruiz, S., Arriagada, C., Bonvalot, S., Bascuñan, S. (2018). “Heterogeneous structure of the Northern Chile marine forearc and its implications for megathrust earthquakes”. Geophysical Journal International, Vol. 215, Issue 2, 1 November 2018, Pages 1080–1097, Doi:

Ruiz; J.A., E. Contreras-Reyes; F.o Ortega Culaciatia; P. Manríquez (2018), “Rupture process of the April 24, 2017, Mw 6.9 Valparaíso earthquake from the joint inversion of teleseismic body waves and near-field data”. Physics of the Earth and Planetary Interiors. Volume 279, June 2018, Pages 1-14 Doi:

Bello-González, J.P., Contreras-Reyes. E., and C. Arriagada (2018) “Predicted path for hotspot tracks off South America since Paleocene times: Tectonic implications of ridge-trench collision along the Andean margin” Gondwana Research, Volume 64, December 2018, Pages 216-234. Doi:

Geersen, J., Ranero, C. R., Klaucke, I., Behrmann, J. H., Kopp, H.,Tréhu, A. M.,Contreras-Reyes, E., … & Reichert, C. (2018) “Active tectonics of the North Chilean marine forearc and adjacent oceanic Nazca Plate. Tectonics”. Volume37, Issue11. November 2018. Doi:

Labbé, N., García, M., Simicic, Y., Contreras-Reyes, E., Charrier, R., De Pascale, G.& Arriagada, C. (2018) “Sediment fill geometry and structural control of the Pampa del Tamarugal basin, northern Chile”. Geological Society of America Bulletin. Doi:

PastenAraya, F., Salazar, P., Ruiz, S., Rivera, E., Potin, B., Maksymowicz, A., … & Jaldín, D. (2018) “Fluids along the plate interface influencing the frictional regime of the Chilean Subduction zone, northern Chile”. Geophysical Research Letters, 45(19), 10-378. Doi: