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JavaScript getUTCSeconds() Method

Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

Example

Return the seconds, according to universal time:

var d = new Date();
var n = d.getUTCSeconds();

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Definition and Usage

The getUTCSeconds() method returns the seconds (from 0 to 59) of the specified date and time, according to universal time.

The UTC methods calculate their date assuming that the date object is of local time and date.

Tip: The Universal Coordinated Time (UTC) is the time set by the World Time Standard.

Note: UTC time is the same as GMT time.


Browser Support

Internet Explorer Firefox Opera Google Chrome Safari

The getUTCSeconds() method is supported in all major browsers.


Syntax

Date.getUTCSeconds()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Type Description
Number A Number, from 0-59, representing the seconds

Technical Details

JavaScript Version: 1.3


Examples

More Examples

Display the UTC time
How to use getUTCHours(), getUTCMinutes(), and getUTCSeconds() to display the universal time.


Date Object Reference JavaScript Date Object

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