A – Alpha Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: a – Alpha Time, Alpha
Alpha Time Zone (A) is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
Email time zone indicator: +0100
An email sent from someone in the Alpha Time Zone (A) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+0100" in the headers of the email. (However, "+0100" does not have to be in Alpha Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is A observed?
Alpha Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +1:00. Alpha Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 7.5° East and 22.5° East.
The letter A may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Alpha Time Zone, such as 08:00A or 0800A. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Alpha".
Some places with the same time as Alpha Time Zone
- London, England, United Kingdom
- Lagos, Nigeria
- Lisbon, Portugal
- Dublin, Ireland
- Algiers, Algeria
- Kinshasa, Congo Dem.Rep.
- Libreville, Gabon
- Brazzaville, Congo
- Luanda, Angola
- Douglas, Isle of Man
- Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
- Niamey, Niger
- Windhoek, Namibia
- Porto Novo, Benin
- Yaoundé, Cameroon
- Tunis, Tunisia
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Alpha Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC +1:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as A, but can be found under a different name:
Alpha time now
Monday, July 6, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC +1:00
- 5 hours ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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- Indian Ocean
- North America
- Other time standards
- South America