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ECT – Ecuador Time (Standard Time)

Time zone map of ECT
Currently observing ECT.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -5:00).
Currently observing ECT – Ecuador Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as ECT (UTC -5:00) but different time zone name.

Ecuador Time (ECT) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: South America.

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Email time zone indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the Ecuador Time (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 Ecuador Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is ECT observed?

South America

South American countries using ECT all year

  • Ecuador - except Galapagos Islands

ECT time now


Friday, January 30, 2015

  • UTC Offset: UTC -5:00
  • 3 hours ahead of Seattle

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Example cities

Ecuador – Guayaquil (All Year)

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