24TimeZones.com Time zone abbreviations Eastern Standard Time

Current EST time

Some locations are observed EST while the others are on daylight savings time/summer time. May be you should see Eastern Time instead.
DST observation ends on Sunday 03 November 2019, 02:00



Friday, October 18, 2019

What is Eastern Standard Time

EST timing

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

5 hours behind (UTC-05)

Related timezone


Iana Timezones where EST is currently observed

America/Atikokan America/Cancun
America/Cayman America/Jamaica

Other Time Zones in UTC-05

Abbreviation Name
ACT Acre Time
CDT Central Daylight Time
COT Colombia Time
CST Cuba Standard Time
EASST Easter Island Summer Time
ECT Ecuador Time
PET Peru Time

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