Earthquake: 3.5 quake shakes Yorba Linda area, in Orange County

The earthquake occurred less than a mile from Yorba Linda, less than a mile from Anaheim, one mile from Orange and two miles from Fullerton.

The earthquake has a 3.5 magnitude and was reported Monday afternoon at 3:18 p.m. Pacific time in Placentia.

An average of five earthquakes with magnitudes between 3.0 and 4.0 occur per year in the greater Los Angeles area, according to a recent three-year data sample.