get time in other timezones

let utime=$offsetutc*3600+$(date --utc +%s)+3600; date --utc --date=@${utime}
prints out the time for the timezone specified in $offsetutc. So you have less to think about things like: "I'm in utc+4 and my friend in utc-7, can I call him now or will I wake him?" Note: $offsetutc should be an integer between -12 and 12.
Sample Output
utc:   Fri Aug  7 23:07:24 UTC 2009
utc+2: Sat Aug  8 01:07:24 UTC 2009


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By: flokra
2009-08-07 23:12:14

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