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VET – Venezuelan Standard Time (Standard Time)

Time zone map of VET
Currently observing VET.
Areas with same time currently (UTC -4:30).
Currently observing VET – Venezuelan Standard Time.
Currently has same time zone offset as VET (UTC -4:30) but different time zone name.

Venezuelan Standard Time (VET) is 4:30 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: South America. Venezuelan Standard Time is a half-hour time zone. Its local time differs by 30 minutes from the usual one-hour time zone interval.

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Email time zone indicator: -0430

An email sent from someone in the Venezuelan Standard Time (VET) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0430" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0430" does not have to be in Venezuelan Standard Time, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is VET observed?

South America

South American countries using VET all year

  • Venezuela

VET time now


Thursday, November 26, 2015

  • UTC Offset: UTC -4:30
  • 0:30 hours ahead of Washington DC

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Other names

HLV – Hora Legal de Venezuela (Spanish)

Example cities

Venezuela – Caracas (All Year)

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