North American time zones:

EDT – Eastern Daylight Time

Current time in New York

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 at 3:48:06 PM EDT

New York will stay on EDT until Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 2:00 AM
when clocks are moved to Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 01:00:00EST

Find local time and time zone for a location

We recommend looking up by location name, not time zone name.

Time zone offset: UTC - 4 hours

EDT is 4 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Note that EDT is a daylight saving time/summer time zone. It is generally only used during the summer in the places listed below, during the winter EST is used instead

Time zone abbreviations: EDT, HAE

Full name is Eastern Daylight Time
HAE – Heure Avancée de l'Est (French)

Email time zone indicator: -0400

An email sent from someone in the EDT time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0400" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0400" does not have to be in EDT, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

For actual dates DST might be observed, look at the examples below
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Where and when is EDT observed?

US states using EDT in the summer and EST during the winter

Canadian provinces using EDT in the summer and EST during the winter

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in EDT

Other time zones in North America

Go directly through the links below, or see the North America time zone list

Time zones in other regions

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