Time Difference Distance Codes

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EST to other time zones / cities

* EST time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5
! A different time zone is observed
Please note that currently EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) is observed in place of EST in most regions. EDT will change to EST when DST ends.

* DST started on 08 March 2020
* DST will end on 01 November 2020
EST (Eastern Standard Time) is used in the following countries:

Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, USA,

About Eastern Standard Time Zone:

Eastern Standard Time (EST) also known as The Eastern Time Zone (ET in The United States and Canada) is observed in the eastern states of the USA. In Canada EST is used in Ontario, Quebec and most of Nunavut. During daylight saving time EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) is observed instead, with the time zone offset of UTC/GMT -4.

US states using EST:

Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
Five US states use both EST and CST: Tennessee, Michigan, Florida, Indiana and Kentucky.

Cities in Eastern Standard Time Zone:

Acworth, Ajax, Akron, Albany, Alexandria (US), Allentown, Alpena, Ann Arbor, Annapolis, Asheville, Athens (US), Atlanta, Atlantic City, Augusta, Augusta (GA), Babylon, Baltimore, Barnstable, Barrie, Belleville, Bethesda, Binghamton, Boston, Brampton, Brantford, Bridgeport, Bridgewater, Bristol (US), Brockton, Buffalo, Burlington, Caledon, Cambridge (Canada), Cambridge (US), Cancun, Canton (US), Cape Canaveral, Cape Coral, Cape Dorset, Charleston, Charleston (SC), Charlotte, Chatham-Kent, Chattanooga, Chesapeake, Cincinnati, Clarington, Clearwater, Cleveland, Cocoa Beach, Colon, Columbia, Columbus, Columbus (GA), Concord, Coral Harbour, Cornwall, Cozumel, Dayton, Daytona Beach, Detroit, Dover, Drummondville, Durham, Elizabeth, Erie, Fall River, Fayetteville, Flint, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Wayne, Frankfort, Freehold, French Lick, Gainesville, Gatineau, George Town(Cayman Islands), Germantown, Granby, Grand Rapids, Greater Sudbury, Greensboro, Greenville, Guelph, Haldimand, Halton Hills, Hamilton (Canada), Hampton, Harrisburg, Hartford, Hialeah, Hollywood City, Igloolik, Indianapolis, Iqaluit, Jacksonville, Jersey City, Kalamazoo, Kawartha Lakes, Kennebunk, Key West, Kingston (Canada), Kingston (Jamaica), Kitchener, Knoxville, Lansing, Laval, Levis, Lexington-Fayette, Livonia, London (Canada), Longueuil, Louisville, Lowell, Lynchburg, Macon, Marengo, Markham, Miami, Mississauga, Monticello, Montpelier, Montreal, Myrtle Beach, Naples (US), Nassau, New Bedford, New City, New Haven, New York, Newark, Newmarket, Newport News, Niagara Falls, Norfolk, Norfolk (Canada), North Bay, Oakville, Oberlin, Orlando, Oshawa, Ottawa, Panama, Pangnirtung, Paramus, Passaic, Paterson, Pembroke Pines, Perth Amboy, Peterborough (Canada), Petersburg, Philadelphia, Pickering, Pittsburgh, Playa Del Carmen, Pond Inlet, Port St. Lucie, Port-au-Prince, Portland (ME), Portsmouth (US), Providence, Provincetown, Qikiqtarjuaq, Quebec, Raleigh, Repentigny, Richmond, Richmond Hill, Rimouski, Roanoke, Rochester, Rouyn-Noranda, Saguenay, Saint-Hyacinthe, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Saint-Jerome, Sarasota, Sarnia, Sault Ste. Marie, Savannah, Scranton, Shawinigan, Sherbrooke, South Bend, Spartanburg, Springfield, St. Augustine, St. Catharines, St. Petersburg, Stamford, Sterling Heights, Syracuse, Tallahassee, Tampa, Taylors, Terrebonne, Thunder Bay, Timmins, Toledo, Toronto, Trenton, Trois-Rivieres, Vaughan, Vevay, Vincennes, Virginia Beach, Warminster Township, Warren, Washington DC, Waterbury, Waterloo, Welland, West Palm Beach, Whitby, Wilmington, Winamac, Winder, Windsor, Winston-Salem, Worcester, Yonkers, Youngstown,

EST time difference with other major time zones and cities

AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time15 hours
CET - Central European Time6 hours
CST - Central Standard Time1 hour
GMT - Greenwich Mean Time5 hours
HST - Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time5 hours
IST - India Standard Time10 hours, 30 minutes
MST - Mountain Standard Time2 hours
PST - Pacific Standard Time3 hours
Amsterdam7 hours
Bangalore10 hours, 30 minutes
Barcelona7 hours
Beijing13 hours
Berlin7 hours
Boston1 hour
Brussels7 hours
ChicagoNo time difference
DallasNo time difference
Dubai9 hours
Hong Kong13 hours
London6 hours
Los Angeles2 hours
Melbourne15 hours
New York1 hour
Paris7 hours
Rome7 hours
San Francisco2 hours
Seattle2 hours
Singapore13 hours
Sydney15 hours
Toronto1 hour
Vancouver2 hours
Zurich7 hours