Yakutsk Time

Yakutsk Time (YAKT) is a time zone in Russia which is nine hours ahead of UTC, and six hours ahead of Moscow Time (MSK).[1]

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)

The time zone covers Sakha Republic (western part), Amur Oblast and Zabaykalsky Krai.[1]

On 27 March 2011, Russia moved to year-round daylight saving time. Instead of switching between UTC+09:00 in winter and UTC+10:00 in summer, Yakutsk Time became fixed at UTC+10:00 until 2014, when it was reset back to UTC+09:00 year-round.[2]

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  1. ^ a b "RUSSIA TIME ZONES - RUSSIA CURRENT TIMES". TimeTemperature.com. Retrieved 14 July 2012.
  2. ^ "Russia: Putin abolishes 'daylight savings [sic]' time change". BBC News. 22 July 2014. Retrieved 30 January 2017.