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
1655162450 (update)
(2022-06-13T23:20:50+00:00)

Unix time is the number of seconds that have passed since the initial epoch defined as Thursday, January 1, 1970 00:00:00 UTC and ended on Tuesday, January 19, 2038 03:14:07 UTC.[1] It is used mostly in Unix-like and many other operating systems. People can check Unix time on most Unix systems by typing date +%s on the command line.

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

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, section 4.16 Seconds Since the Epoch". The Open Group. Retrieved 22 January 2017.