.getUTCSeconds()

Published Jun 17, 2023
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The getUTCSeconds() method returns the seconds (ranging from 0 to 59) of a specific date according to UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).

Syntax

Date.getUTCSeconds()

A Date object is used for working with dates and times. The object provides a way to create, manipulate, and format dates in various formats.

A Date object can be created by declaring a new variable with the new Date() constructor.

Example

The following example uses the .getUTCSeconds() method to get the seconds of 2023-06-06T10:30:04 and logs the result to the console:

const date = new Date('2023-06-06T10:30:04');
const seconds = date.getUTCSeconds();
console.log(seconds);

This example results in the following output:

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Codebyte Example

The codebyte example below uses the .getUTCSeconds() method to get the current time in seconds and logs it to the console:

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