A positive leap second must be introduced on June 30, 2015

A positive leap second must be introduced on June 30, 2015


The International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service (IERS) informs us that a positive leap second must be introduced on June 30, 2015.

The sequence of dates of the UTC second markers will be:

  •   2015 June 30, 23h 59m 59s
  •   2015 June 30, 23h 59m 60s
  •   2015 July 1, 0h 0m 0s

Please note that for Belgium, the leap second will be introduced on July, 1 2015 at 2 A.M. local time which corresponds to midnight in UTC.

For more information, please contact Pascale Defraigne (p.defraigne@oma.be) or Wim Aerts (w.Aerts@oma.be) or read on our web page.

 

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