How to get UTC (GMT) time using JavaScript


Get UTC GMT Time using JavaScript
Get UTC GMT Time using JavaScript

To get Universal Time (UTC) or Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) timestamp using javascript we need to use toUTCString() function on Date variable.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script>
function getUTC() {

  //Get timestamp in locale
  var tDate = new Date();

  //Convert timestamp in GMT/UTC format
  var utcDate = tDate.toUTCString();
  

  document.getElementById("utc").innerHTML = utcDate;
  console.log(utcDate);
}
</script>
</head>


<body onload="getUTC()">

<div id="utc"></div>

</body>
</html>

⚠️ Note: There is no difference between GMT and UTC time.




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