R – Romeo Time Zone (Military Time)
Also known as: r – Romeo Time, Romeo
Romeo Time Zone (R) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.
Email time zone indicator: -0500
An email sent from someone in the Romeo Time Zone (R) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in Romeo Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).
Where and when is R observed?
Romeo Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -5:00. Romeo Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 82.5° West and 67.5° West.
The letter R may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Romeo Time Zone, such as 08:00R or 0800R. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Romeo".
Some places with the same time as Romeo Time Zone
- Mexico City, Federal District, Mexico
- Lima, Lima, Peru
- Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.
- Kingston, Jamaica
- Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
- Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A.
- New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
- Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
- Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
- Bogota, Colombia
- Panama, Panama
- Quito, Ecuador
- Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
- Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil
- Baker Lake, Nunavut, Canada
- Eureka, Nunavut, Canada
Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Romeo Time Zone.
Other time zones in UTC -5:00
Some time zones exist that have the same offset as R, but can be found under a different name:
Romeo time now
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
- UTC Offset: UTC -5:00
- 1 hour behind Washington DC
Military time displayed using the 24 hour clock.
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