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Eastern Time Zone

North American time zone (UTC−5 and UTC−4) / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing part or all of 23 states in the eastern part of the United States, parts of eastern Canada, and the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico.

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Eastern Time Zone
Time zone
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  Eastern Time Zone
UTC offset
ESTUTC−05:00
EDTUTC−04:00
Current time
03:32, 14 February 2024 EST [refresh]
Observance of DST
DST is observed in parts of this time zone.
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On the second Sunday in March, at 2:00 a.m. EST, clocks are advanced to 3:00 a.m. EDT leaving a one-hour gap. On the first Sunday in November, at 2:00 a.m. EDT, clocks are moved back to 1:00 a.m. EST, which results in one hour being duplicated. Southern parts of the zone in Panama and the Caribbean, however, do not observe daylight saving time.

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