EST: Eastern Time - time now

Eastern Standard Time (EST)

What's current time now in EST?

In Summer: Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT )

Eastern Time Zone, USA & Canada

East Coast Time ~ Eastern Time (ET)

What is the current time now in Eastern Time Zone?

Eastern Time

Clock showing current local time now in USA & Canada Eastern Time Zone

USA & Canada clocks

Daylight Saving Time dates 2015

Sunday 8 March 2015 2am local time
until Sunday 1 November 2015 2am local time
see: for details

USA and Canada Standard Time Date schedules here

Eastern Time - USA + Canada

ET ~ East Coast Time

Eastern Standard Time ( EST ) = GMT-5
Eastern Daylight Time ( EDT ) = GMT-4

To see time in a separate window press Eastern Time

What time zone is Eastern Time Zone in?

Eastern Time Zone is the Eastern Time Zone of the United States of America (USA) and Canada.  Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

When does Eastern Time change to Daylight Saving Time?

In most states in the USA and in most provinces in Canada, Daylight-Saving Time ( DST )  is observed.  During DST the time is shifted forward by 1 hour to EDT;  which is 4 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-4 ).

After the Summer months Eastern Time is shifted back by 1 hour to US Eastern Standard Time (EST) or (GMT-5).

The schedule for the states of the United States that adopt daylight saving time are:

2 a.m. on the Second Sunday in March to
2 a.m. on the First Sunday of November.