JavaScript: Get timezone offset in seconds

JavaScript Datetime: Exercise-40 with Solution

Write a JavaScript function to get the timezone offset in seconds.

Note : The offset for timezones west of UTC is always negative, and for those east of UTC is always positive.
Test Data :
dt = new Date();

Sample Solution:-

HTML Code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript function to get timezone offset in seconds</title>


JavaScript Code:

function timezone_offset_in_seconds(dt) 
   return -dt.getTimezoneOffset() * 60;

dt = new Date(); 

dt = new Date(1989, 10, 1); 

Sample Output:



Flowchart: JavaScript- Get timezone offset in seconds

Live Demo:

See the Pen JavaScript - Get timezone offset in seconds-date-ex-40 by w3resource (@w3resource) on CodePen.

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