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    Re: Leap second in December
    From: Don Seltzer
    Date: 2016 Jul 9, 19:23 -0400
    I saw one media announcement that omitted the 'pm' making it particularly confusing.

    Don Seltzer

    On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 5:38 PM, Paul Hirose <NoReply_Hirose@fer3.com> wrote:

    WASHINGTON, DC -- On December 31, 2016, a “leap second” will be added to
    the world’s clocks at 23 hours, 59 minutes and 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.
    
    http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/tours-events/2016_Leap_Second%20Press%20Release%20-%20Final.pdf
    
    
    Is there a mistake in that announcement?
    

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