Current time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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Ashburn
11:38 p.m.
March 18, 2019
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
1:38 a.m.
March 19, 2019

Local time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

The time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is 2.0 hours behind UTC and 2.0 hours ahead of Ashburn. There is no daylightsaving in effect at the moment.

Details for the time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Current time
1:38 a.m.
Timezone Atlantic/South_Georgia (-02)
Olson timezone name Atlantic/South_Georgia
Time difference 2.0 hours ahead of Ashburn
  2.0 hours behind UTC

More about the time in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands use South Georgia Time GST. GST is UTC -2:00. Its latitude and longitude is 54° 15′ S and 36° 45′ W. Therefore being two hours behind UTC is very suitable for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. The South Sandwich Islands are named by James Cook. He named them after John Montagu the 4th Earl of Sandwich. John Montagu is best known as the inventor of the Sandwich. Even though the Latitude of the islands is relatively high, there is no day light savings time of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

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