EST (Eastern Standard Time) is one of the well-known names of UTC-5 time zone which is 5h. behind of UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).The time offset from UTC can be written as -05:00.
It's used during the winter. During the summer EDT - Eastern Daylight Time (UTC-4) is in use.
Some locations use EST all year long.
Time difference to GMT/UTC
Iana Timezones where EST is currently observed
Other Time Zones in UTC-05
|CDT||Central Daylight Time|
|CST||Cuba Standard Time|
|EASST||Easter Island Summer Time|