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. 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.
Related pageJulian day[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- "The Open Group Base Specifications Issue 7, section 4.16 Seconds Since the Epoch". The Open Group. Retrieved 22 January 2017.