What is UTC-2?
You need to keep in mind that UTC-2 is an identifier for a time offset that is 2 hours behind the UTC time zone
This UTC-02:00 time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.
In this section, you will learn key facts about the current time in UTC-2 and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier for UTC-2 time is Etc/GMT+2.
Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in UTC-2 time zone.
UTC-2 is a fixed time zone that never observes DST, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
About UTC-2 Time
Longitude: 30° West
Military Name: Oscar, O
Longitudes at Sea: 22.5° East - 37.5° East
Abbreviation: UTC-02:00, UTC-02, UTC-0200 and UTC -2
What is UTC-2 Time Zone?
The UTC-2 time zone is a time offset that subtracts 2 hours from Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the UTC-02:00 Time Zone.
As seen in the map above, the main cities and territories in the UTC-2 Time Zone are:
Nuuk (Greenland, Denmark)
Saint-Pierre (Saint Pierre and Miquelon, France)
King Edward Point (South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, United Kingdom)
UTC-2 Time Zone is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.
You need to be very careful finding time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have a UTC-2 offset.
The current time in UTC-2 is the deviation used in other time zones such as:
Brasilia Summer Time (BRST)
Fernando de Noronha Time (FNT)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Time (GST)
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Daylight Time (PMDT)
Uruguay Summer Time (UYST)
West Greenland Summer Time (WGST)
Oscar Time Zone (O)
Current time in UTC-02:00 is present in the following countries:
In Denmark, the UTC-02:00 time zone is present in the territory of Greenland.
In France, the UTC-02:00 time zone is present in the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon.
In the United Kingdom, the UTC-02:00 time zone is present in the territory of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
In Brazil, the UTC-02:00 time zone is present in the territories of Fernando de Noronha, Trindade and Martin Vaz, Rocas Atoll, Saint Peter and Saint Paul Archipelago.