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A – Alpha Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: a – Alpha Time, Alpha

TRANSLATE[Time zone map of] A
Areas with same time currently (UTC +1:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as A (UTC +1:00) but different time zone name.

Alpha Time Zone (A) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +0100

An email sent from someone in the Alpha Time Zone (A) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Alpha Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is A observed?

Alpha Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +1:00. Alpha Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 7.5° East and 22.5° East.

The letter A may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Alpha Time Zone, such as 08:00A or 0800A. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Alpha".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Alpha Time Zone.

Alpha time now

10:16:27

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC +1:00
  • 6 hours ahead of Washington DC

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