USNO: 2016 Will Be One Second Longer

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USNO: 2016 Will Be One Second Longer

Post by bystander » Thu Jul 07, 2016 2:22 pm

2016 Will Be One Second Longer
US Naval Observatory | 2016 July 06

On December 31, 2016, a “leap second” will be added to the world’s clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes 59 seconds Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This corresponds to 6:59:59 pm Eastern Standard Time, when the extra second will be inserted at the U.S. Naval Observatory’s Master Clock Facility in Washington, DC.

Don't forget to set your clocks back.
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