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UTC−05:00: blue (January), orange (July), yellow (all year round), light blue (sea areas)
UTC−05:00 is an identifier for a time offset from UTC of −05:00.
In North America, it is observed in the Eastern Time Zone during standard time, and in the Central Time Zone during the other eight months (see Daylight saving time). The western Caribbean uses it year round.
As standard time (Northern Hemisphere winter)
Principal cities: New York, Toronto, Havana
- Canada (Eastern Time Zone)
- United States (Eastern Time Zone)
- District of Columbia
- Entire state except the counties of Bay, Calhoun, Escambia, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington, and northern Gulf county (panhandle)
- New England (states of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont)
- New Jersey
- New York
- North Carolina
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
As daylight saving time (Northern Hemisphere summer)
Principal cities: Mexico City, Chicago, Winnipeg
As standard time (all year round)
Principal cities: Bogotá, Lima, Kingston
Central and South America
As daylight saving time (Southern Hemisphere summer)