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Time zone
World map with the time zone highlighted
UTC offset
Current time
09:29, 26 May 2024 UTC+12:00 [refresh]
Central meridian
180 degrees
Date-time group
UTC+12:00 in 2010: blue (December), orange (June), yellow (year-round), light blue (sea areas)
Time in Russia
  KALT Kaliningrad Time UTC+2 (MSK−1)
  MSK Moscow Time UTC+3 (MSK±0)
  SAMT Samara Time UTC+4 (MSK+1)
  YEKT Yekaterinburg Time UTC+5 (MSK+2)
  OMST Omsk Time UTC+6 (MSK+3)
  KRAT Krasnoyarsk Time UTC+7 (MSK+4)
  IRKT Irkutsk Time UTC+8 (MSK+5)
  YAKT Yakutsk Time UTC+9 (MSK+6)
  VLAT Vladivostok Time UTC+10 (MSK+7)
  MAGT Magadan Time UTC+11 (MSK+8)
  PETT Kamchatka Time UTC+12 (MSK+9)

UTC+12:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of +12:00.

As standard time (year-round)

Principal cities: Anadyr, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Mata Utu, Funafuti, Majuro, Yaren, South Tarawa on Tarawa

North Asia


Pacific Ocean


As standard time (Southern Hemisphere winter)

Principal cities: Wellington, Auckland, Suva




As daylight saving time (Southern Hemisphere summer)

Principal towns: Burnt Pine, Kingston


Discrepancies between official UTC+12:00 and geographical UTC+12:00

Areas in UTC+12:00 longitudes using other time zones

Using UTC-10:00

Areas outside UTC+12:00 longitudes using UTC+12:00 time

Areas between 157°30′ E and 172°30′ E ("Physical" UTC+11:00)

  • Russia
    • The western part of Chukotka Autonomous Okrug
    • Kamchatka Krai
  • United States
    • Wake Island
  • Marshall Islands
  • Nauru

Areas between 180° and 157°30′ W ("Physical" UTC-12:00 and UTC-11:00)

  • New Zealand
  • Fiji
    • Eastern parts, including:
      • Ringgold Isles
      • Northern Lau Group
      • Southern Lau Group
      • Eastern of Moala Group
      • Vatoa Island
      • Ono-i-Lau
      • Tuvana-i-Tholo
  • France
    • Wallis and Futuna
  • Russia

Historical changes

Kwajalein Atoll, in the Marshall Islands, advanced 24 hours to the Eastern Hemisphere side of the International Date Line by skipping August 21, 1993.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Russia Time Zones – Russia Current Times". Retrieved 20 November 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d e f "Time Zone: UTC +12". Time Zones and contained Regions / Areas. Retrieved 26 August 2012.
  3. ^ Hardgrave, Gary (3 September 2015). "Norfolk Island standard time changes 4 October 2015" (Press release). Administrator of Norfolk Island. Retrieved 4 October 2015.
  4. ^ "In Marshall Islands, Friday Is Followed by Sunday". New York Times. Associated Press. 22 August 1993. Retrieved 20 January 2019.
  • Media related to UTC+12:00 at Wikimedia Commons
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