A recent rape in Wyoming is eerily similar to a Law & Order episode from seven months ago.
It's a different, more populous, more complicated country, but the issues and the problems are eerily equivalent.
Scott was eerily no stranger to the Vincent Thomas Bridge, the fourth largest suspension bridge in California.
c.1300, "fearful, timid," north England and Scottish variant of Old English earg "cowardly, fearful," from Proto-Germanic *argaz (cf. Old Frisian erg "evil, bad," Middle Dutch arch "bad," Dutch arg, Old High German arg "cowardly, worthless," German arg "bad, wicked," Old Norse argr "unmanly, voluptuous," Swedish arg "malicious").
Sense of "causing fear because of strangeness" is first attested 1792. Related: Eerily. Finnish arka "cowardly" is a Germanic loan-word.