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Sergio Leon-Rios

M.Sc. Sergio Leon-Rios

PhD student and teaching
room: 110, Geb. 6.42
phone: +49 (0)721 608 44552
sergio leon-riosJxb8∂kit edu

Geophysical Institute (GPI)

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Hertzstraße 16

76187 Karlsruhe



Areas of interest

  • Earthquake Seismology
  • Subduction Zone



  • Three-dimensional seismic tomography in the source area of the 2016 Pedernales earthquake: Comparison with seismic source mechanisms



Ridge subduction and afterslip control aftershock distribution of the 2016 Mw 7.8 Ecuador earthquake.
Agurto-Detzel, H.; Font, Y.; Charvis, P.; Régnier, M.; Rietbrock, A.; Ambrois, D.; Paulatto, M.; Alvarado, A.; Beck, S.; Courboulex, F.; De Barros, L.; Deschamps, A.; Hernandez, M. J.; Hernandez, S.; Hoskins, M.; León-Ríos, S.; Lynner, C.; Meltzer, A.; Mercerat, E. D.; Michaud, F.; Nocquet, J. M.; Rolandone, F.; Ruiz, M.; Soto-Cordero, L.
2019. Earth and planetary science letters, 520, 63–76. doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2019.05.029
1D-velocity structure and seismotectonics of the Ecuadorian margin inferred from the 2016 Mw7.8 Pedernales aftershock sequence.
León-Ríos, S.; Agurto-Detzel, H.; Rietbrock, A.; Alvarado, A.; Beck, S.; Charvis, P.; Edwards, B.; Font, Y.; Garth, T.; Hoskins, M.; Lynner, C.; Meltzer, A.; Nocquet, J. M.; Regnier, M.; Rolandone, F.; Ruiz, M.; Soto-Cordero, L.
2019. Tectonophysics, 767, Art.-Nr.: 228165. doi:10.1016/j.tecto.2019.228165
Diversity of the 2014 Iquique’s foreshocks and aftershocks: clues about the complex rupture process of a Mw 8.1 earthquake.
León-Ríos, S.; Ruiz, S.; Maksymowicz, A.; Leyton, F.; Fuenzalida, A.; Madariaga, R.
2016. Journal of seismology, 20 (4), 1059–1073. doi:10.1007/s10950-016-9568-6
One-Dimensional TiO2-B Crystals Synthesised by Hydrothermal Process and Their Antibacterial Behaviour on Escherichia coli.
León-Ríos, S.; Espinoza González, R.; Fuentes, S.; Chávez Ángel, E.; Echeverría, A.; Serrano, A. E.; Demergasso, C. S.; Zárate, R. A.
2016. Journal of nanomaterials, 2016, 7213672/1–8. doi:10.1155/2016/7213672