Previously, Torn followed the time of the United Kingdom, that is GMT or in the summer British Summer Time (abbreviated to BST). BST is GMT +1. This was changed to UTC to help standardise the City time throughout the year.
Real Life Geography
On the Travel Agency map, Torn is based in the United States. Similarly, the grammar used site wide has been standardized to the American spelling. The Timezone of Torn was selected because of programming decisions.