Category: Time Zones

Time Zones

Time Zone Map

The planet Earth is divided into a specific number of time zones. A majority of these existing time zones are seen as exactly one hour apart which results in calculating their local times by a convection of a direct offset from Coordinated Universal Time(UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time(GMT). Due to the various locations these experienced […]

Time Zones

Time Zone Converter

Time zones are regions of the Earth seen to display a uniform and standard local time generally for social, legal and commercial purposes. These time zones are seen as an effective measure to allow commercial areas in close proximity of each other to be defined by the same local time thus allowing an easier method […]

Time Zones

Time Zones Explained

To effectively measure and utilize time, people worldwide would be required to identify the noon as that instance when the Sun is at its highest or crossing over the meridian. Without the use of time zones this task is almost impossible to achieve. Considering the fact that the Earth completes its rotation at a rate […]

Time Zones

United States Time Zone Map

On November 18th 1883 the Unites States of America was effectively divided into four specific time zones. The jurisdiction over these divided time zones was given to a regulatory agency in the United States known as the Interstate Commerce Commission. The purpose of this particular agency was to effectively regulate railroads which also included trucking, […]