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M – Mike Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: m – Mike Time, Mike

Time zone map of M
Areas with same time currently (UTC +12:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as M (UTC +12:00) but different time zone name.

Mike Time Zone (M) is 12 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +1200

An email sent from someone in the Mike Time Zone (M) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+1200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+1200" does not have to be in Mike Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is M observed?

Mike Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +12:00. Mike Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 172.5° East and 172.5° West.

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

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

Mike time now


Monday, January 26, 2015

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC +12:00
  • 17 hours ahead of New York

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