Magnitude 3.1 earthquake shakes Anaheim area

A magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported in Anaheim at 1:24 a.m. Monday, according to the US Geological Survey.

The earthquake occurred less than a mile from Yorba Linda, two miles from Orange, three miles from Placentia, and three miles from Chino Hills.

In the last 10 days there have been two nearby earthquakes measuring 3.0 or greater.

An average of 234 earthquakes measuring between magnitudes 3.0 and 4.0 occur each year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample.

Did you feel that earthquake? Consider reporting what you felt to the USGS.

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