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M – Mike Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: m – Mike Time, Mike

Time zone map of M
Areas with same time currently (UTC +12:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as M (UTC +12:00) but different time zone name.

Mike Time Zone (M) is 12 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: +1200

An email sent from someone in the Mike Time Zone (M) time zone will have the time zone listed as "+1200" in the headers of the email. (However, "+1200" does not have to be in Mike Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is M observed?

Mike Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC +12:00. Mike Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 172.5° East and 172.5° West.

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

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

Other time zones in UTC +12:00

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

Mike time now


Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • UTC Offset: UTC +12:00
  • 17 hours ahead of Washington DC

Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.

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