Local time in Japan
The time in Japan is 9 hours ahead of UTC and 14 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||14 hours ahead of Ashburn|
|9 hours ahead of UTC|
Japan Daylight Saving time (DST)Japan does not observe daylight savings.
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.