Us map and time zones. The us was divided into 4 standard time zones on november 18 1883 and jurisdiction for the zones was given to the interstate commerce commission icc. A time zone is a region of the globe that observes a uniform standard time for legal commercial and social purposes. To find a time in another location use the dropdown on the right to search or select a city to see the current local time. Current time and world time zones and time map with current time around the world and countries operating daylight savings time sunclock map shows what part of the world is in darkness and what part is in daylight detailed time zone maps of the usa time europe time australia time canada time middle east time oceania time russia time zone.
Your current time is on the left. This work is licensed under a creative commons attribution noncommercial 25 license. Australian continent stretches out over three time zones. This website lists official time zones as set by the us.
It takes into account daylight saving time dst changes worldwide. Because australia is situated west to the international date line it is ahead of time compared to most other countries of the world. World time zones super microfiber travel towel. The us dependencies dont use dst.
Time zones tend to follow the boundaries of countries and their subdivisions because it is convenient for areas in close commercial or other communication to keep the same time. Some communities and towns may choose not to observe these official times zones and this site does not reflect all such variances.