Get the UTC Machine Time in Java

Get the UTC Machine Time in Java

Beginning with JDK 8, the machine UTC timestamp with nanoseconds precision can be obtained via the java.time.Instant class as below:

// e.g., 2019-02-26T15:28:21.051163100ZInstant now =; 

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