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U – Uniform Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: u – Uniform Time, Uniform

Time zone map of U
Areas with same time currently (UTC -8:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as U (UTC -8:00) but different time zone name.

Uniform Time Zone (U) is 8 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: -0800

An email sent from someone in the Uniform Time Zone (U) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0800" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0800" does not have to be in Uniform Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is U observed?

Uniform Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -8:00. Uniform Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 127.5° West and 112.5° West.

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

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

Uniform time now

00:54:07

Friday, December 19, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC -8:00
  • 3 hours behind New York

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