Current time in Eritrea


1:41 p.m.
June 19, 2024

Local time in Eritrea

The time in Eritrea is 3 hours ahead of UTC and 7 hours ahead of Ashburn. The timezone in Eritrea is Eastern Africa Time (EAT). Eritrea is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST) but used to in the past. The last DST transition was in 1942.

Details for the time in Eritrea

Current time
1:41 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Africa Time (EAT)
IANA time zone Africa/Asmara
Your time difference 7 hours ahead of Ashburn
UTC time difference UTC+3
3 hours ahead of UTC

Eritrea Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Eritrea is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Eritrea uses Eastern Africa Time EAT. EAT is UTC +0300. Eritrea's latitude and longitude is 15° 00' N and 39° 00' E. Therefore a three hours offset between WAT and UTC is not surprising, neither is the fact that the country doesn’t use daylight savings time.

Important cities in Eritrea

The current time in some important cities in Eritrea is shown below.

Time in Eritrea