Afghanistan is 8.5 hours ahead of the United State's Eastern Standard Time. For example, if it is 2pm in New York City, then it is 10:30pm in Afghanistan. To search for more local times, try http://www.timeanddate.com .
Afghanistan is in the AFT time zone. AFT stands for Afghanistan Time. Afghanistan is 8 hours and 30 minutes ahead of EST (Eastern Standard Time). If it is 2:00 p.m. in EST, it would be 10:30 p.m. in Afghanistan. EST is the time zone on the eastern side of the United States.