updated 04:31 pm EDT, Mon May 14, 2012
Roughly 15 million people affected
A Monday morning iCloud outage affected 12 percent of subscribers, or about 15 million people, according to the service's status page. Between 8 and 9:30 AM Pacific time, iCloud email was inaccessible for the affected group. As of 9:42 AM, all services were listed as online.
The scale of the event is unusual. An incident on May 11th, for instance, affected less than 1 percent of iCloud's total userbase. At last count, the number of iCloud users was estimated to be 125 million people.