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PET – Peru Time (Standard Time)

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Currently observing PET.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -5:00).
Currently observing PET – Peru Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as PET (UTC -5:00) but different time zone name.

Peru Time (PET) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: South America.

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Email time zone indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the Peru Time (PET) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in Peru Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is PET observed?

South America

South American countries using PET all year

  • Peru

Other time zones in UTC -5:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as PET, but can be found under a different name:

PET time now


Thursday, March 26, 2015

  • UTC Offset: UTC -5:00
  • 1 hour behind Washington DC

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