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What Time is it in Venezuelan Standard Time Now?

Many of those who ask what time is it in Venezuelan Standard Time now want to make a call at a more convenient time.

You can compare the time of this time pattern with the exact time in different cities around the world.

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What is Venezuelan Standard Time?

You need to keep in mind that this time zone is an identifier for a time offset that is 4 hours behind the UTC time zone.

This time pattern is maintained using highly accurate atomic clocks matched to the Earth's rotation.

In this section, you will learn key facts about this time zone and stay well informed.
The IANA time zone identifier used is Etc/GMT+4.

Please be aware that Daylight Saving Time (DST) is not used in this time zone.

Without DST clocks do not change in this time zone, keeping the same UTC offset throughout the year.


About This Time Pattern
  • Time Offset: UTC-4, UTC-04:00
  • Abbreviation: VET Time, Hora Legal de Venezuela, HLV, Venezuela's Legal Time

VET Time Zone Map

Venezuelan Standard Time Zone
This time zone is a time offset that subtracts 4 hours from Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by this time zone.

Its main cities and territories are:
  • Caracas
  • Maracaibo
  • Valencia
  • Barquisimeto
  • Maracay
  • Ciudad Guayana
  • Maturín
  • Barcelona
  • Cumaná
  • Petare
In the map above we highlight the entire region covered by the time zone.

This time offset is also observed during standard time and daylight saving time for various geographic regions.

You need to be very careful finding these time zones that may have different names and abbreviations, but have the same UTC offset:
  • Amazon Time (AMT)
  • Atlantic Standard Time (AST)
  • Bolivia Time (BOT)
  • Cuba Daylight Time (CDT)
  • Chile Standard Time (CLT)
  • Colombia Summer Time (COST)
  • Eastern Caribbean Time (ECT)
  • Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
  • Falkland Islands Time (FKT)
  • Guyana Time (GYT)
  • Paraguay Time (PYT)
  • Quebec Time Zone (Q)

Main Countries

This time zone is used in the following country:
The official time zone of Venezuela is determined by meridian 60° west of Greenwich, UK.

In the Venezuela, this time zone is present in the states of Nueva Esparta and Federal Dependencies of Venezuela.

In December 2007, Hugo Chávez changed, by decree, the official meridian to the 67° 30' W meridian, the same one used between 1912 and 1965.

On April 15, 2016, President Nicolás Maduro announced that Venezuela would reverse Chávez's time change due to the lack of electricity in Venezuela, with a return to UTC−04:00.

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