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K – Kilo Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: k – Kilo Time, Kilo

Time zone map of K
Areas with same time currently (UTC +10:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as K (UTC +10:00) but different time zone name.

Kilo Time Zone (K) is 10 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +1000

An email sent from someone in the Kilo Time Zone (K) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+1000" in the headers of the email. (However, "+1000" does not have to be in Kilo Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is K observed?

Kilo Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +10:00. Kilo Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 142.5° East and 157.5° East.

The letter K may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Kilo Time Zone, such as 08:00K or 0800K. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Kilo".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Kilo Time Zone.

Kilo time now


Sunday, February 1, 2015

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC +10:00
  • 15 hours ahead of New York

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