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P – Papa Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: p – Papa Time, Papa

Time zone map of P
Areas with same time currently (UTC -3:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as P (UTC -3:00) but different time zone name.

Papa Time Zone (P) is 3 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: -0300

An email sent from someone in the Papa Time Zone (P) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0300" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0300" does not have to be in Papa Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is P observed?

Papa Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -3:00. Papa Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 52.5° West and 37.5° West.

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

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

Papa time now

12:46:30

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -3:00
  • 2 hours ahead of Washington DC

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