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


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


What is Epoch time?

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

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Display Epoch time in Terminal
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