Current time in Japan
June 16, 2019
June 17, 2019
Local time in Japan
The time in Japan is 9.0 hours ahead of UTC and 13.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.
Details for the time in Japan
|Timezone||Japan Standard Time (JST)|
|Olson timezone name||Asia/Tokyo|
|Time difference||13.0 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|9.0 hours ahead of UTC|
More about the time in Japan
Japan uses Japan Standard Time JST. JST is UTC +0900. Japan's latitude and longitude is 36° 00' N and 138° 00' E. Therefore a nine hours offset between JST and UTC is not surprising. Japan is “The land of the rising sun”. Japan of course is not the only country with a sunrise. The name refers to Japans eastern position relative to China. The name originated many century ago and can be found in early correspondence between China and Japan.
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