Current time in Panama


7:22 p.m.
Sept. 27, 2023

Local time in Panama

The time in Panama is 5 hours behind UTC. The timezone in Panama is Eastern Standard Time (EST). Panama is not using Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Details for the time in Panama

Current time
7:22 p.m.
Time zone Eastern Standard Time (EST)
IANA time zone America/Panama
Your time difference 5 hours behind UTC
UTC time difference UTC-5
5 hours behind UTC

Panama Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Panama is not using Daylight Saving Time.


Panama uses Eastern Standard Time EST. EST is UTC -0500. Panama's latitude and longitude is 09° 00' N and 80° 00' W . Therefore being five hours behind UTC is very suitable for Panama. Because of its low latitude Panama has no use for daylight savings time.

Important cities in Panama

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

Time in Panama