Time Zones > Korea Standard Time Zone - KST

Korea Standard Time Zone - KST


The current time and date right now

5:51:59 AM
Friday, April 19, 2019

UTC/GMT is 20:51 on Thursday, April 18, 2019

Korea Standard Time is nine hours ahead of the Coordinated Universal Time standard, written as an offset of UTC + 9:00. That means to find the standard time in the zone you must add nine hours to Coordinated Universal Time.

Territories observing the time zone are primarily in Asia. It runs through South Korea. Those in the time zone also refer to it as Korean Standard Time (KST) or Korea Time (KT).

South Korea remains on Korea Standard Time or KST all year long and they do not make any changes for Daylight Saving.

Locations in Korea Standard Time Zone

The following areas are included in the time zone:

  • Asia

    • South Korea

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