MySQL UTC_Time function is one of the MySQL Date Functions, which returns the current UTC time value in HH:MM:SS or HHMMSS format.
The basic syntax of the UTC time Function in MySQL is as shown below:
MySQL UTC_TIME Example
The following query shows you the basic use of this MySQL UTC time function.
As you can see, both the above statements are showing current UTC time in HH:MM:SS format.
This Date Function example shows what happens when adding a few seconds to this UTC Time function.
SELECT UTC_TIME, UTC_TIME + 0, UTC_TIME + 4;
SELECT UTC_TIME(), UTC_TIME() + 0, UTC_TIME() + 14;
As you can see, it has added those extra seconds to current MySQL UTC time and displaying the UTC time in HHMMSS string format