Winter Olympics: What time is it in South Korea? Here's how many hours ahead

Confused about one particular thing at these Winter Olympics? Yeah, us, too -- doubles luge is pretty weird. What's that you say? Oh, you're wondering what time it is in South Korea when NBC is piping these events onto your TV screen live? Well here's your answer.

First thing's first: Pyeongchang falls in the Korea Standard Time zone (UTC+0:900), which means there is a 14-hour difference between local time and Eastern Standard Time in the United States.

Here are the time differences for all time zones across the United States:

Eastern time: 14 hours 
Central time: 15 hours
Mountain time: 16 hours
Pacific time: 17 hours

Pyeongchang time is also ahead of all those time zones, so if NBC is broadcasting live at 8 p.m. ET, that means it is actually 10 a.m. the following day in Pyeongchang. An event broadcast live at 8 a.m. ET, meanwhile, would actually be a 10 p.m. event in South Korea.

Get ready to stay up late, East Coasters!

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