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Ecuador Time Zone - ECT


The current time and date right now

7:34:52 AM
Thursday, April 18, 2019

UTC/GMT is 12:34 on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Ecuador Time is five hours behind Coordinated Universal Time standard, written as an offset of UTC - 5:00. That means to find the standard time in the zone you must subtract five hours from Coordinated Universal Time.

Territories observing the time zone are primarily in South America. It runs through Ecuador.

Ecuador remains on Ecuador Time all year long and does not change for Daylight Saving.

Locations in Ecuador Time Zone

The following areas are included in the time zone:

  • South America

    • Ecuador


The Galapagos Islands do not use Ecuador Time, instead they follow Galapagos Time or GALT and they remain on that time all year long.

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