Unix time

system for identifying instants in time; the number of seconds that have elapsed since the UTC midnight before 1 January 1970, ignoring leap seconds
Current Unix time
1708456472 (update)
(2024-02-20T19:14:32+00:00)

Unix time is the number of seconds that have passed since the initial date and time known by UNIX as Tuesday 1 January 1970 00:00:00 UTC.[2] It is mostly used in Unix-like and many other operating systems. People can check Unix time on most Unix computers by typing date +%s on the Unix command line.

Unix time passed 1000000000 seconds in 9 September 2001 01:46:40 UTC.[1]

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  1. Manjdo, Farhad. "Unix Tick Tocks to a Billion | WIRED". Wired. Retrieved 25 February 2023.
  2. "The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, section 4.16 Seconds Since the Epoch". The Open Group. Retrieved 22 January 2017.