1 hour without API connectivity issues from AWS' side. Considering the issue resolved.
Sep 18, 21:11 UTC
AWS finally issued a statement:
> Sep 18 11:56 AM PDT We can confirm increased networking latencies and errors affecting a single Availability Zone (use1-az1) in the US-EAST-1 Region. We have identified a potential root cause of the errors and are attempting mitigations. Early signs are this mitigation is reducing error rates and latencies. We continue to work towards a full root case and recovery.
Sep 18, 19:00 UTC
Error rate is now below 1% and we continue to monitor the situation.
Sep 18, 18:39 UTC
AWS is experiencing elevated network latency causing the gaiia API to time out randomly. Error rate is around 3% at this time. AWS has not posted about this issue yet, but we can see a spike in outages reported here: https://downdetector.com/status/aws-amazon-web-services/.
Sep 18, 17:50 UTC