So funcom said this on twitter
Hey Exiles, it appears some US servers are offline due to lightning striking a part of the data center. Seriously.
It’s shut down for repairs but the current estimated time until they’re back up is another 2-3 hours.
Thanks for your patience!
UPDATE (Aug 16th, 2019 10:50AM Oslo Time)
UPDATE (Aug 16th, 2019 15:10 Oslo Time)