date

Use date to get the current date and time. Defaults to local timezone but you can get it in UTC too.

Flags

--utc
  Returns the current date and time in UTC

--local
  Returns the current date and time in your local timezone

Examples

> date
──────────┬────────
 year     │ 2020
 month    │ 6
 day      │ 21
 hour     │ 18
 minute   │ 3
 second   │ 43
 timezone │ -04:00
──────────┴────────
> date --utc
──────────┬──────
 year     │ 2020
 month    │ 6
 day      │ 21
 hour     │ 22
 minute   │ 3
 second   │ 53
 timezone │ UTC
──────────┴──────
> date --local
──────────┬────────
 year     │ 2020
 month    │ 6
 day      │ 21
 hour     │ 18
 minute   │ 4
 second   │ 3
 timezone │ -04:00
──────────┴────────