Z – Zulu Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: z – Zulu Time, Zulu
Zulu Time Zone (Z) has no offset from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
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".
Some places with the same time as Zulu Time Zone
- Accra, Ghana
- Reykjavik, Iceland
- Yamoussoukro, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)
- Lomé, Togo
- Monrovia, Liberia
- Bissau, Guinea-Bissau
- Nouakchott, Mauritania
- Dakar, Senegal
- Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
- São Tomé, Sao Tome and Principe
- Bamako, Mali
- Conakry, Guinea
- Freetown, Sierra Leone
- Banjul, Gambia
- Jamestown, Saint Helena
- Danmarkshavn, Greenland
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Zulu Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC +0:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as Z, but can be found under a different name:
Zulu time now
Thursday, August 27, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC +0:00
- 4 hours ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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Related time zones
GMT – Greenwich Mean Time (Standard Time)
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Time zones by continent/region
- Central America
- Indian Ocean
- North America
- Other time standards
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