Alaska Standard Time (AKST)
The current time is Saturday, Mar 23, 2019, 16:14:48 .
Offset from UTC: -0900
Alaska Standard Time is 9 hours earlier than UTC, which is the international baseline that other time zones are compared to (also known as GMT).
In email headers and other technical contexts, this time zone is often expressed as -0900.
This time zone is not used during Daylight Savings Time. In places that do observe Daylight Savings, Alaska Standard Time is only used during the cooler part of the year.