Time in Ecuador
The exact time in Ecuador is based on the time zones for Ecuador. We will always try to give you the exact time for Ecuador. There might be slight differences, since the time zones for Ecuador might change due to daylight savings time (DST).
Time changes in Ecuador are usually done to adapt citizen and tourist activity to the solar cycle. This allows for greater usage of daylight, reducing dependency on electricity. That is why the time is sent ahead one hour in the spring for Ecuador, and falls back one hour in the fall for Ecuador. Adding an extra hour of daylight helps Ecuador to improve its tourism and depend less on Ecuador's electricity supplies.