Eastern Standard Time (EST) - Eastern Standard Time (abbreviation for time zones)
In North America, Caribbean: Only some sites are currently on EST, as most sites in this time region are currently set to DST and observe EDT. To find the right time for your area, please use the box on the right. The Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 h behind the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
It is used during the default time in : Often referred to as the Eastern Time Area. In some places, they monitor DST in the light of day and therefore use EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) in the sommer. A mail sent by someone in the Eastern Default Time (EST) time zones has the time zones specified as "-0500" in the e-mail header.
However, "-0500" does not have to be in Eastern Standard Time, as other time zone may have the same setpoint. US states that use EST in winters and EDT in summers: Canada provinces/territories using EST in winters and EDT in summers: Karibische lands, which use EST in the Winter and EDT in the Summer:
There are some time zone that have the same offsets as EST but can be found under a different name: ? 18 ? 2018 ?
East time zone - ET
East time is actually a collective name for the areas that either monitor the East time or the East time of day. The Eastern Default Time is five hrs behind the Coordinated Universal Time Default, expressed as an off-set of 5:00 a. m. below CET. This means that in order to find the default time in the area, you must deduct five consecutive hour from the Coordinated World Time.
The Eastern Daylight Time is four hrs behind the Coordinated Universal Time default, expressed as an off-set of 4:00 a. m. below CET. This means that in order to find the default time in the area, you must deduct four consecutive hour from the Coordinated World Time. Regions that respect these time limits are mainly located in North America and the Caribbean.
Many of the areas in which this time zones is used observe Eastern Standard Time or EST in the autumn to winters, and Eastern Daylight Time or EDT during daylight savings time (spring to summer). These areas are contained in the time zone: