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JST – Japan Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time zone map of JST
Currently observing JST.
Areas with same time currently (UTC +9:00).
Currently observing JST – Japan Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as JST (UTC +9:00) but different time zone name.

Japan Standard Time (JST) is 9 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Asia.

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Email time zone indicator: +0900

An email sent from someone in the Japan Standard Time (JST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0900" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0900" does not have to be in Japan Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is JST observed?

Asia

Asian countries using JST all year

  • Japan

JST time now

4:05:12PM

Sunday, December 21, 2014

  • UTC Offset: UTC +9:00
  • 14 hours ahead of New York

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