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EAST – Easter Island Standard Time (Standard Time)

Easter Island Standard Time Note:

Pacific: EAST is currently not observed because locations are on DST. Locations are currently observing EASST instead.

Time zone map of EAST
No locations currently on EAST.
Observes EAST part of the year.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -6:00).
No locations are currently on EAST – Easter Island Standard Time.
Observes EAST – Easter Island Standard Time part of the year, but not currently.
Currently has same time zone offset as EAST (UTC -6:00) but different time zone name.

Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: Pacific.

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Summer Time & DST

Some places observe daylight saving time/summer time during the summer, and therefore use EASST (Easter Island Summer Time) in the summer.

Email time zone indicator: -0600

An email sent from someone in the Easter Island Standard Time (EAST) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0600" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0600" does not have to be in Easter Island Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is EAST observed?


Pacific islands/territories using EAST in the winter and EASST in the summer

  • Easter Island/Rapa Nui (Chile)

Other time zones in UTC -6:00

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

No locations currently on EAST

  • EAST will be observed in Easter Island starting from Apr 25, 2015 at 10:00 PM
  • UTC Offset: UTC -6:00

Find current time and time zone by city


Example cities

Chile – Easter Island (Winter)

Related time zones

EASST – Easter Island Summer Time (Daylight Time)

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