UTC+08:00 ~ 120 degrees E – all year
Areas in a darker shade use daylight saving time. The base color shows the standard time.
120 degrees E
Western border (nautical)
112.5 degrees E
Eastern border (nautical)
127.5 degrees E
Date-time group (DTG)
UTC+08:00 June 2011, in Yellow (observed all year round in all locations), Light Blue - Sea Areas
Time in Indonesia
UTC+08:00 - Indonesia Central Time
UTC+08:00 - Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore
UTC+08:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +08:00. In ISO 8601 the associated time would be written as 2013-12-05T05:32:36 +08:00.
With an estimated population of 1.53 billion living within the time zone, roughly 22.5% of the world population, it is the most populous time zone in world, as well as a possible candidate for
ASEAN Common Time.
This time zone is used in all Chinese-speaking countries, giving international Chinese websites the same time.
The southern-half of Vietnam (
Republic of Vietnam) was formerly part of this time zone prior to the communist takeover of the South on April 30, 1975, making it 1 hour head of North Vietnam. After 1975, the whole country came under the North Vietnamese time zone, UTC+07:00.
As standard time (all year round) [ edit ]
North Asia [ edit ]
East Asia [ edit ]
Southeast Asia [ edit ]
Oceania [ edit ]
Discrepancies between official UTC+08 and geographical UTC+08 [ edit ]
Areas located within UTC+08 longitudes using other time zones [ edit ]
The western parts of
Korea, including the cities Pyongyang and Seoul.
Areas located outside UTC+08 longitudes using UTC+08 time [ edit ]
Areas between 127°30′ E and 142°30′ E ("physical" UTC+09) [ edit ]
Parts of eastern China including the eastern end of
Heilongjiang province. Easternmost parts of Western Australia.
Areas between 97°30′ E and 112°30′ E ("physical" UTC+07) [ edit ]
Areas between 82°30′ E and 97°30′ E ("physical" UTC+06) [ edit ]
Areas between 67°30′ E and 82°30′ E ("physical" UTC+05) [ edit ]
Parts of western China including western Xinjiang province (although most locals observe UTC+06 even if it is officially UTC+08).
See also [ edit ]
External links [ edit ]