South American time zones:

ECT – Ecuador Time

Current time in Guayaquil

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9:36:40 PM ECT

Guayaquil is on ECT all of year 2014

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Time zone offset: UTC - 5 hours

ECT is 5 hours behind of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)

Time zone abbreviation: ECT

Full name is Ecuador Time

Email time zone indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the ECT time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in ECT, 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 ECT observed?

ECT is used all year

Time zone maps are under development and will be available later

Example location in ECT

Other time zones in South America

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