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Time zone
Timezones2008 UTC-6 gray.png
World map with the time zone highlighted
UTC offset
Current time
10:00, 27 September 2021 UTC-06:00 [refresh]
Central meridian
90 degrees W
Date-time group
UTC-06:00: blue (January), orange (July), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)
Time in Nunavut
  Standard DST
GMT-05:00 GMT-04:00 Eastern Time
GMT-05:00 (year round) Eastern Time
GMT-06:00 GMT-05:00 Central Time
GMT-07:00 GMT-06:00 Mountain Time
Time in Indiana: Counties grouped by time zone. Lake Michigan shown in blue at top left.
Standard DST US time zone
Red UTC-06:00 UTC-05:00 Central Time
Yellow UTC-05:00 UTC-04:00 Eastern Time
Time in Mexico
Winter Summer (DST) Mexican time zone US equivalent
UTC-05:00 Zona Sureste Eastern Time
UTC-06:00 UTC-05:00 Zona Centro Central Time
UTC-07:00 UTC-06:00 Zona Pacífico Mountain Time
UTC-08:00 UTC-07:00 Zona Noroeste Pacific Time

UTC-06:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of -06:00. In North America, it is observed in the Central Time Zone during standard time, and in the Mountain Time Zone during the other eight months (see Daylight saving time). Several Latin American countries and a few other places use it year-round.

As standard time (Northern Hemisphere winter)

Principal cities: Mexico City, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, St. Louis, Minneapolis, Austin, Kansas City, San Antonio, Nashville, Milwaukee, Oklahoma City, Winnipeg

North America

CST is standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in North America in some parts of Canada, Mexico and the United States.[1]

As daylight saving time (Northern Hemisphere summer)

Principal cities: Denver, Billings, Boise, Salt Lake City, Albuquerque, El Paso, Edmonton, Calgary, Ciudad Juárez

North America

As standard time (year-round)

Principal cities: Guatemala City, Tegucigalpa, Managua, Belmopan, Belize City, San José, San Salvador

Central America

  • Belize
  • Costa Rica
  • El Salvador
  • Guatemala
  • Honduras
  • Nicaragua
    • Called Central America Time Zone

North America


East Pacific

As standard time (Southern Hemisphere winter)


East Pacific

See also


  1. ^ "WordNet Search - 3.1". wordnetweb.princeton.edu. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Ontario Time Zone - Ontario Current Local Time - Daylight Saving Time". TimeTemperature.com. Retrieved 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Hora Oficial en los Estados Unidos Mexicanos" (in Spanish). Centro Nacional de Metrologîa. 11 November 2010. Retrieved 2012.
  4. ^ a b c d "Time Zones of the United States". Statoids. Retrieved 2012.
  5. ^ "Time zone map (spring)" (PDF). Indiana State. 13 March 2011. Retrieved 2012.
  6. ^ "Kentucky County Map". Kentucky Map Collection. Geology.com. Retrieved 2012.
  7. ^ "Michigan Time Zone - Michigan Current Local Time - Daylight Saving Time". TimeTemperature.com. Retrieved 2012.
  8. ^ "Tennessee County Map". Tennessee Map Collection. Geology.com. Retrieved 2012.
  9. ^ "North American time zones: MST - Mountain Standard Time". Time and Date. Retrieved 2012.
  10. ^ New Time Zone in Fort Nelson, timeanddate.com, September 21, 2015.
  11. ^ "Canada Time Zone Map". WorldTimeZone.com. Retrieved 2012.
  12. ^ "15 USC § 264 - Part of Idaho in Fourth Zone". Legal Information Institute. Cornell University Law School. Retrieved 2012.

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