Microsoft 365 outages began after 5:30 p.m. EDT.
The company indicated the affected services include Outlook.com, Office.com, Power Platform, Dynamics365, and Microsoft Teams including Teams Live Event.
“Existing customer sessions are not impacted and any user who is logged in to an existing session would be able to continue their sessions,” the company’s status page said.
According to Down Detector, Microsoft problems were concentrated heavily in Los Angeles, as well as San Francisco, Seattle, Dallas, Phoenix, Denver, Houston, New Orleans, Chicago, Miami, Boston, New York and Washington, D.C.
In New York, police said they were aware of the timing of the 911 and the Microsoft outages, according to NBC New York.