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EGST – Eastern Greenland Summer Time (Daylight Saving Time)

Also known as: EGST – East Greenland Summer Time

Eastern Greenland Summer Time Note:

North America: EGST is currently not observed since DST isn't active. Locations are currently observing EGT instead.

No locations currently on EGST.
Observes EGST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +0:00).
No locations are currently on EGST – Eastern Greenland Summer Time.
Observes EGST – Eastern Greenland Summer Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as EGST (UTC +0:00) but different time zone name.

Eastern Greenland Summer Time (EGST) has no offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a DST (daylight saving time) time zone and is used in: North America.

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Winter Time & DST

This time zone is a daylight saving/summer time zone, in the winter some places will switch to the corresponding standard time zone: EGT (East Greenland Time).

Email time zone indicator: +0000

An email sent from someone in the Eastern Greenland Summer Time (EGST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0000" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0000" does not have to be in Eastern Greenland Summer Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is EGST observed?

North America

Areas of Greenland using EGST in the summer and EGT in the winter

  • Small area on the east coast (includes Ittoqqortoormiit)

No locations currently on EGST

  • UTC Offset: UTC +0:00

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Example cities

Greenland – Ittoqqortoormiit (Summer)

Related time zones

EGT – East Greenland Time (Standard Time)


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