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Amazon Suffers Another Widespread Outage

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Amazon Suffers Another Widespread Outage

E-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc (NASDAQ: AMZN) is down for several users across the United States late Sunday, as per the outage monitoring website Downdetector.

What Happened: More than 37,000 user reports have reported facing an outage with Amazon's e-commerce website in the one hour leading to press time, according to Downdetector.

Eighty percent of the users have reported having issues accessing the Amazon.com website, while 15% said they faced issued with logging in. Another 5% have reported issues with the check-out process.

Downdetector tracks outages from users and other source errors submitted on its platform.

See Also: Jeff Bezos Is Officially No Longer The Amazon CEO

Multiple Twitter users are also noting the Amazon outage.

Why It Matters: The reason behind the outage isn't immediately clear. This is the second outage reported with the Amazon website in less than a month. Users earlier experienced a brief outage on Amazon platforms including Alexa and Prime Video, as per a Reuters report.

Price Action: Amazon shares closed 0.32% lower at $3,719.34 on Friday.

Update [2:10 a.m., Tuesday]: Amazon has since said that the issues have been resolved.

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