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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


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

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

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