The entire state of California is located within the Pacific time zone. As of 2014, the state observes Pacific Standard Time between the middle of the fall and the end of the winter. At all other times, Pacific Daylight Time is observed.
A:GMT is commonly known as Greenwich Mean Time. It is considered the world standard time. It is also referred to as "UTC," or Coordinated Universal Time. Conversion of a time listed in GMT to Eastern Daylight Time is a matter of subtraction.
A:The abbreviation GMT stands for Greenwich Mean Time or Greenwich Meridian Time. The Prime Meridian, or 0 degrees longitude, passes close to the Royal Observatory at Greenwich village near London. This is taken as the reference for calculating time zones east or west of the Prime Meridian.
A:Time zone fallout refers to political candidates being disadvantaged by news of rival successes broadcast from different time zones in the same country. An example of this was Reagan's 1980 victory on the East Coast being broadcast to the West Coast, discouraging some West Cost voters from voting.
A:Arizona is in the Mountain Time Zone, according to the Arizona State Library. It is one of few places in the United States that does not observe daylight-saving time, so Arizona is on Mountain Standard Time year round.
A:The entire state of California is located within the Pacific time zone. As of 2014, the state observes Pacific Standard Time between the middle of the fall and the end of the winter. At all other times, Pacific Daylight Time is observed.
A:Access time zone world clocks at websites like TimeAndDate.com, WorldTimeServer.com and WorldTimeZone.com. The map displayed at WorldTimeZone.com shows the delineation of all of the world's time zones and the number of hours each time zone is ahead or behind Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).
A:Alaska's time zone and current time are available on websites such as World Time Zone. Alaska's current time is displayed alongside a map of the United States that displays all other zones as well as their current times.
A:When it is 4 p.m. EST, it is 1 p.m. PST. Eastern Standard Time (EST) is the earliest time zone in the United States and comprises 17 eastern states and the District of Columbia. Eastern Standard Time is five hours behind Coordinated Universal Time, equivalent to Greenwich Mean Time.
A:Japan Standard Time, or JST, is 13 to 17 hours ahead of time zones in the 48 contiguous United States. During U.S. daylight savings time, Eastern Daylight Time, or EDT, is 13 hours behind JST. During standard time, Pacific Standard Time, or PST, is 17 hours behind JST.
A:The specific time conversion from PDT to another time zone depends on the location. There is a three-hour time difference between PDT and EST, so 12 p.m. PDT is 3 p.m. EST. 12 p.m. PDT is 8 p.m. BST.
A:MDT refers to Mountain Daylight Time, while MST refers to Mountain Standard Time. Mountain Daylight Time is 6 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), whereas Mountain Standard Time is 7 hours behind UTC.
A:Greenwich Mean Time can be converted to India Standard Time by moving ahead 5.5 hours. For example, at midnight GMT, the time is 5:30 a.m. IST. The conversion between GMT and IST may vary during daylight savings time depending on which cities adopt the time change.
A:Companies such as 24TimeZones.com, Time and Date AS and WorldTimeZone.com publish international time zone maps. These maps show the 24 time zones into which the world is divided, with Greenwich Mean Time and the International Date Line as the major features.