Command to display epoch time Terminal


In order to display the epoch time in Linux/macOS terminal we can make use of the date command with option +%s

Example: Zsh Shell
% data +%s

1629634783


Example: Bash Shell
bash-3.2$ date +%s
1629634950

bash-3.2$ 

What is Epoch time?

It is the number of seconds that have elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970, in UTC.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unix_time
Display Epoch time in Terminal
Display Epoch time in Terminal

Topics Coverage:


🎉 We are celebrating the 10th years of Code2care! Thank you for all your support!

We strongly support Gender Equality & Diversity.

Follow Us: GitHub | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram