Seoul Time Now
Seoul is situated in South Korea which is in Eastern Asia. South Korea forms part of the southern half of Korean Peninsula that borders the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan (East Sea). Seoul uses the Korea Standard Time, abbreviated as KST. It is 9 hours ahead of the Universal Coordinated Time (UTC +9). Unlike other regions, Seoul does not observe the Daylight Saving Time (DST) and uses the same UTC offset throughout the year. The time zone identifier for Seoul is known by IANA as Asia/ Seoul. The sunrise usually begins at 05:27 and sets at 19:50. The day length is 14 hours and 23 minutes with the solar noon appearing at 12:39. The current local time in Seoul is ahead of the apparent solar time by 39 minutes. You can always use the time zone converter if you want to determine the difference in time between Seoul and your country. Although the Daylight Saving time is not currently observed by South Korea, experimented first during the 1988 Seoul Olympics. The Korea Standard Time, abbreviated as KST is similar to Yakutsk Time, Japan Standard Time and Indonesian Eastern Standard Time. However, the Pyongyang Standard Time that was adopted by North Korea is 30 minutes behind the KST.