Here are countries 6 hours ahead of the Eastern Time Zone:
- Albania - Tirana , Andorra - Andorra La Vella , Austria - Vienna - Vienna , Belgium - Brussels , Bosnia-Herzegovina - Sarajevo , Botswana - Gaborone, Burundi - Bujumbura, Congo Dem.Rep. - Lubumbashi, Croatia - Zagreb , Czech Republic - Prague , Denmark - Copenhagen , Egypt - Cairo, France - Paris , Germany - Berlin - Berlin , Germany - Hesse - Frankfurt , Gibraltar - Gibraltar , Hungary - Budapest
- Italy - Milan , Italy - Rome , Lesotho - Maseru, Libya - Tripoli, Liechtenstein - Vaduz , Luxembourg - Luxembourg , Macedonia, Republic of - Skopje , Malawi - Lilongwe, Malta - Valletta , Monaco - Monaco , Montenegro - Podgorica , Mozambique - Maputo, Netherlands - Amsterdam , Norway - Hammerfest , Norway - Svalbard - Longyearbyen , Norway - Oslo , Poland - Warsaw *, Russia - Kaliningrad,
- Rwanda - Kigali, San Marino - San Marino , Serbia - Belgrade , Slovakia - Bratislava , Slovenia - Ljubljana , South Africa - Cape Town, South Africa - Johannesburg, South Africa - Polokwane, South Africa - Pretoria, Spain - Barcelona - Barcelona , Spain - Madrid , Spain - Majorca - Palma , Swaziland - Mbabane, Sweden - Stockholm , Switzerland - Bern - Bern , Switzerland - Geneva - Geneva , Switzerland - Zurich - Zürich , Vatican City State - Vatican City , Zambia - Lusaka, Zimbabwe – Harare
EST is currently only used in a few locations
North America, Caribbean: Only some locations are currently on EST because most places in this time zone are currently on summer time / daylight saving time and are observing EDT.
Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a standard time zone and is used in: North America, Caribbean, Central America.
This time zone is often called Eastern Time Zone.
Where and when is EST observed?
U.S. states using EST in the winter and EDT in the summer include: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida - Southern/Eastern parts, Georgia, Indiana - all except for these north-western counties near Chicago (Lake, Porter, La Porte, Newton, Jasper, Starke) and these south-western counties in Indiana near Evansville, Kentucky - eastern parts, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan - most except these western counties, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee - eastern counties, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Canadian provinces/territories using EST in the winter and EDT in the summer include: Nunavut - most of it, Ontario - most parts east of 90 West and two communities west of 90 West, Quebec - most of it.
Canadian provinces/territories using EST all year include: Nunavut - Southampton Island only (Coral Harbour)
Atlantic islands/territories using EST all year: Cayman Islands
Tip Find the difference in time between your location and locations around the world at Timeanddate.com.