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Z – Zulu Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: z – Zulu Time, Zulu

Time zone map of Z
Areas with same time currently (UTC +0:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as Z (UTC +0:00) but different time zone name.

Zulu Time Zone (Z) has no offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +0000

An email sent from someone in the Zulu Time Zone (Z) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0000" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0000" does not have to be in Zulu Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is Z observed?

Zulu Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +0:00. Zulu Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 7.5° West and 7.5° East.

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

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

Zulu time now

15:20:53

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

  • UTC Offset: UTC +0:00
  • 5 hours ahead of New York

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