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EAT – Eastern Africa Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: EAT – East Africa Time

Time zone map of EAT
Currently observing EAT.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +3:00).
Currently observing EAT – Eastern Africa Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as EAT (UTC +3:00) but different time zone name.

Eastern Africa Time (EAT) is 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Africa, Indian Ocean.

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Email time zone indicator: +0300

An email sent from someone in the Eastern Africa Time (EAT) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0300" does not have to be in Eastern Africa Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is EAT observed?


African countries using EAT all year

  • Djibouti
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Kenya
  • Madagascar
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tanzania
  • Uganda

Indian Ocean

Indian Ocean territories using EAT all year

  • Comoros
  • Mayotte

Other time zones in UTC +3:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as EAT, but can be found under a different name:

EAT time now


Wednesday, October 7, 2015

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Comoros – Moroni (All Year)

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