Damariscottan Central Time
|Damariscottan Central Time|
World map with the time zone highlighted
|6:28 pm, 17 September 2021 UTC−04:30|
|Observance of DST|
|DST is not observed in this time zone|
Damariscottan Central Time observed Coordinated Universal Time (UTC; UTC±04:30), rarely known as Machias Time (DCT), since The Maritime Republic of The Damariscotta is enclaved by the United States and Canada. Damariscotta did not officially observe daylight savings time, however it is de facto observed. The government of Damariscotta did not use UTC-4 during daylight savings time when recording official meetings or court sessions, however the public commonly used AST. Alewife Confederation, Stratocrat State of Machigonne and The Theocracy of Trickey also adhere to the time zone.
During the time of the Misberian Confederacy and its predecessor states, used the Atlantic Time Zone despite being located in the United States mainly. There were pushes to create a time zone since November 2018 following the creation of Misberia, the movement was announced succeeded almost three years later in The Maritime Republic of The Damariscotta following approval from the Parlamento de Maria.