Q – Quebec Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: q – Quebec Time, Quebec
Quebec Time Zone (Q) is 4 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
Email time zone indicator: -0400
An email sent from someone in the Quebec Time Zone (Q) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0400" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0400" does not have to be in Quebec Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is Q observed?
Quebec Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -4:00. Quebec Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 67.5° West and 52.5° West.
The letter Q may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Quebec Time Zone, such as 08:00Q or 0800Q. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Quebec".
Some places with the same time as Quebec Time Zone
- La Paz, Bolivia
- San Juan, Puerto Rico
- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
- Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
- Bridgetown, Barbados
- Sucre, Bolivia
- Georgetown, Guyana
- Thule Air Base, Greenland
- Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil
- Hamilton, Bermuda
- Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
- Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe
- Saint George's, Grenada
- Fort-de-France, Martinique
- Castries, Saint Lucia
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Quebec Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC -4:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as Q, but can be found under a different name:
Quebec time now
Thursday, November 26, 2015
- Q will be observed in Québec until Mar 13, 2016 at 2:00 AM
- UTC Offset: UTC -4:00
- 1 hour ahead of Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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