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Date.prototype.getUTCSeconds()

The getUTCSeconds() method returns the seconds in the specified date according to universal time.

Syntax

dateObj.getUTCSeconds()

Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 59, representing the seconds in the given date according to universal time.

Examples

Using getUTCSeconds()

The following example assigns the seconds portion of the current time to the variable seconds.

var today = new Date();
var seconds = today.getUTCSeconds();

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCSeconds' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCSeconds' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2017 Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCSeconds' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

See also

Document Tags and Contributors

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