Date and time - difference between GMT and UTC

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Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is often interchanged or confused with Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

GMT and UTC shares same current time.

Differences between GMT an UTC:

  • GMT precises time zones worldwide - it is used in some European and some African countries.
  • UTC is only time standard that is the basis for civil time and time zones worldwide - it does not precise time zones that means it does not indicate country or territory officially uses UTC as a local time.


  1. Greenwich Mean Time - Wikipedia
  2. Coordinated Universal Time - Wikipedia
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