What is UTC+8?
You need to keep in mind that UTC+08:00 is an identifier for a time offset that is 8 hours ahead of the UTC time zone
This UTC+08:00 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+08:00 and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier for UTC+08:00 time is Etc/GMT-8.
Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time
(DST) is not used in UTC+8 time zone.
UTC+08:00 is a fixed time zone that never observes DST, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.
About UTC+8 Time
Longitude: 120° East
Military Name: Hotel, H
Longitudes at Sea: 112.5° East - 127.5° East
Abbreviation: UTC+08:00, UTC+08, UTC+0800 and UTC +8
What is UTC+8 Time Zone?
With an estimated population of 1.708 billion living within the time zone, roughly 24% of the world population, it is the most populous time zone in the world.
Current time in UTC+0800 is used in all predominantly Chinese-speaking regions, giving international Chinese websites and TV channels the same time.
The UTC+08:00 time zone is a time offset that adds 8 hours to Coordinated Universal Time
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the UTC+0800 Time Zone.
As seen in the map above, the main cities and territories in the UTC+08:00 Time Zone are:
UTC+0800 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+0800 offset.
The current time in UTC+0800 is the deviation used in other time zones such as:
Australian Western Standard Time (AWST)
Brunei Time (BNT)
Choibalsan Standard Time (CHOT)
Clipperton Island Standard Time (CIST)
China Standard Time (CST)
Hong Kong Time (HKT)
Hovd Summer Time (HOVST)
Irkutsk Time (IRKT)
Malaysia Standard Time (MST)
Malaysia Time (MYT)
Philippine Time (PHT)
Philippine Standard Time (PHST)
Singapore Time (SGT)
Singapore Standard Time (SST)
Ulaanbaatar Standard Time (ULAT)
Central Indonesia Time (WITA)
Western Standard Time (WST)
Hotel Time Zone (H)
Current time in UTC+0800 is present in the following countries:
In Mongolia, the current time in UTC+0800 is present in the territories of Dornod, Sükhbaatar and Ulaanbaatar.
In Australia, the UTC+0800 time zone is present in the territories of Western Australia and Casey Station (Antarctica).
In Russia, the current time in UTC+0800 is present in the territories of Far Eastern Federal District and Siberian Federal District.
In Indonesia, the UTC+0800 time zone is present in the territories of East Kalimantan, Lesser Sunda Islands, Bali, North Kalimantan, South Kalimantan and Sulawesi.