What is the time zone of Easter Island?

Easter island are in the Easter Time zone. All places have the same time, there are no exceptions. The island is observing daylight savings so there are two different clocks depending on the time of the year.

  • Easter Island Time(EAST): – 6:00 UTC/GMT (behind)
  • Easter Island Summer Time(EASST): – 5:00 UTC/GMT (behind)

There is a +2:00 hour time difference all year round when travelling to Chile.

easter island time zone map
south america time zone map
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Easter Island Daylight Savings Time (DST)

It starts on the first Sunday in April and ends on the first Sunday in September. In April the clock is moved backward from 00.00 am to 23.00 am (so you will gain an hour of sleep during the night). While in September it’s reversed as the clock is moved forward from 23.00 am to 00.00 am and you will lose an extra hour of sleep.

Other countries in South America

You can check out information and maps of other South American countries by clicking below links.