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Alaska Standard Time Zone - AKST


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3:43:13 AM
Thursday, April 18, 2019

UTC/GMT is 12:43 on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Alaska Standard Time or AKST has a UTC offset of - 9:00. This means that the time zone is 9 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time. The time zone is primarily observed by territories in North America (Alaska) during the winter months when Daylight Saving is inactive. As soon as Daylight Saving begins – during the summer – some affected areas switch to Alaska Daylight Time or AKDT.

It is important to note that this time zone has a couple labels:

  • Alaska Standard Time (AKST)

  • Alaska Time (AT)

Locations in Alaska Standard Time Zone

This time zone is active in:

  • North America

    • Alaska (except Aleutian Islands)

Other time zones that use the same UTC - 9:00 offset are:

  • Gambier Time (GAMT)

  • Hawaii-Aleutian Daylight Time (HADT)

  • Victor Time Zone (V)

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