Magadan Time (MAGT) (Russian: магада́нское вре́мя, magadanskoye vremya), is a time zone in Russia, named after Magadan, the administrative center of Magadan Oblast. It is 11 hours ahead of UTC (UTC+11) and 8 hours ahead of Moscow Time (MSK+8).
Between 26 October 2014 and 24 April 2016, Magadan Oblast was in UTC+10 (MSK+7), that is Vladivostok Time. During this time, the UTC+11:00 (MSK+8) time zone was named Srednekolymsk Time, and was used by only 27,000 residents in the eastern districts of the Sakha Republic and northern Kuril Islands.
The time in Magadan has been as follows:
|Start date||UTC offset||MSK offset|
|From 1924, May 2||UTC+10:00||MSK+8|
|From 1930, Jun 21||UTC+11:00||MSK+8|
|From 1991, Mar 31||UTC+10:00 with DST||MSK+8|
|From 1992, Jan 19||UTC+11:00 with DST||MSK+8|
|From 2011, Mar 27||UTC+12:00||MSK+8|
|From 2014, Oct 26||UTC+10:00||MSK+7|
|From 2016, Apr 24||UTC+11:00||MSK+8|
Areas on Magadan TimeEdit
- "New Russian time zones and the corresponding areas from October 26, 2014", World Time Zone, 22 July 2014.
- Russia Changes Time Zone in Magadan, Timeanddate.com, 7 April 2016.
- Time Zones Currently Being Used in Russia, Timeanddate.com.
- Time Zone Database (IANA)