Select the time zone for alert activity

By default, the Incidents and Events pages for New Relic Alerts show incidents and events with UTC timestamps. This is useful for teams that are distributed across geographical time zones, so that you can communicate about the incident or event with a common time frame in the Alerts UI.

utc timezone setting
To toggle between UTC and the time zone you selected from (account) > User preferences: Go to, then select the UTC switch. This does not affect the UTC timestamp in alert notifications.

Switch between UTC and your time zone

If you want to view alert activity within the context of your own time zone, you can toggle the UTC timestamp in the UI. This does not affect the alert notification timestamp. Anything sent through a notification channel or webhook will always show UTC.

To switch between UTC and the time zone you selected for your user preferences:

  1. Go to
  2. From the menu bar, select the UTC switch below your account settings.

All of your Alerts pages immediately refresh with your time zone. To return to the UTC view, select the switch again.

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