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EGT – East Greenland Time (Standard Time)

Also known as: EGT – Eastern Greenland Time

EGT is currently not used at all

North America: EGT is currently not observed because locations are on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing EGST.

Time zone map of EGT
No locations currently on EGT.
Observes EGT part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -1:00).
No locations are currently on EGT – East Greenland Time.
Observes EGT – East Greenland Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as EGT (UTC -1:00) but different time zone name.

East Greenland Time (EGT) is 1 hour behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: North America.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use EGST (Eastern Greenland Summer Time) in the summer.

Email time zone indicator: -0100

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

Where and when is EGT observed?

North America

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

  • Small area on the east coast (includes Ittoqqortoormiit)

Other time zones in UTC -1:00

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


No locations currently on EGT

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Example cities

Greenland – Ittoqqortoormiit (Winter)

Related time zones

EGST – Eastern Greenland Summer Time (Daylight Time)


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