Home > Time Zones > Abbreviations > O – Oscar Time Zone

O – Oscar Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: o – Oscar Time, Oscar

Time zone map of O
Areas with same time currently (UTC -2:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as O (UTC -2:00) but different time zone name.

Oscar Time Zone (O) is 2 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

See full time zone map

Email time zone indicator: -0200

An email sent from someone in the Oscar Time Zone (O) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0200" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0200" does not have to be in Oscar Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is O observed?

Oscar Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -2:00. Oscar Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 37.5° West and 22.5° West.

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

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

Oscar time now


Saturday, January 31, 2015

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -2:00
  • 3 hours ahead of New York

Find current time and time zone by city


Example cities

Brazil – Fernando de Noronha (All Year)

Time Zone Map with DST

Time Zone Map

Time Zone Map

Time zones by continent/region

See all Time zone abbreviations

Time zones Tools