Eastern Standard Time (EST)

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 Eastern Standard Time is currently observed.

Eastern Standard Time (EST) is also known as East Time (ET), East Coast Time, Heure Normale de I'Est (HNE) in Quebec, Tiempo Del Este in Spanish. EST is mainly observed in the East Coast of North America in the Winter. In summer, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) will be observed instead.

Regions observe EST in Winter and daylight saving time in the summer:
• USA: Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Maryland, DC, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, Georgia, West Virgina, North and South Carolina, Ohio, Michigan, Most Florida, Most Indiana, East Kentucky and East Tennessee.
• Canada: Most Ontario, Quebec and Nunavut.
• Carribbean: Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti

Regions observe EST all year long:
• Cayman Islands
• Canada Nunavut Southampton Island

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Except those regions that use EST all year long, EST starts at 2 AM on the first Sunday of November each year, turn the clock 1 hour back to 1 AM at that time, and EST ends at 2 AM on the second Sunday in March each year, turn the clock 1 hour forward to 3 AM at that time.

The Start and End dates of EST Time in coming years:
Year Start Date End Date
2017 - 20182:00 AM, November 5, 20172:00 AM, March 11, 2018
US, Canada, Mexico Time Zones

Atlantic Time (AST)Eastern Time (EST)Central Time (CST)Mountain Time (MST)Pacific Time (PST)Alaska TimeHawaii TimeArizonaSaskatoonNew YorkTorontoMexico CitySan FranciscoChicagoHoustonMiamiPhoenixHalifaxDenverMonterreyChihuahua


Europe Time Zones

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)Western European Time (WET)Central European Time (CET)Eastern European Time (EET)LondonParisBerlinAthensWarsawKievBelarusMoscowMadridStockholmAmsterdamIstanbul


Australia, New Zealand Time Zones

AESTAEDTACDTACSTAWSTNew Zealand Daylight Time (NZDT)QueenslandAdelaideBrisbaneCanberraMelbournePerthSydneyAucklandFijiSolomon IslandsPapua New Guinea


Asia Time Zones

IndiaPakistanChinaUAEJapanKoreaPhilippinesThailandHong KongTaiwanMalaysiaSingaporeJakartaBangladeshSri LankaNepalKuwaitSaudi ArabiaViet NamOmanIsraelJordanBeijingBangaloreKuala LumpurManilaTokyoSeoulKarachiDubai


Africa Time Zones

West Africa Time (WAT)Central Africa Time (CAT)East Africa Time (EAT)EgyptNigeriaKenyaGhanaMoroccoTanzaniaEthiopiaUgandaSouth AfricaCairoAlgiersCasablancaAccraLagosCape TownNairobi


South America Time Zones

BrazilArgentinaChilePeruEcuadorColombiaVenezuelaPanamaPuerto RicoSão PauloManausRio de JaneiroBuenos AiresSantiagoLimaQuitoBogotaCaracas


Russia Time Zones

MoscowNovosibirskYekaterinburgOmskSt PetersburgKazanIrkutskChitaVladivostokSochiAlmatyKyrgyzstanUzbekistanTajikistan