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Epoch Converter Unix Epoch Time Converter

Get the date of a UNIX Epoch timestamp

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Time Time Zone Format
Your Time 2017-02-25 08:44:00-05:00 EST EST Y-m-d H:i:sP
UTC Time 25.02.2017 13:44:00 GMT/UTC d.m.Y H:i:s
ISO 8601 Time 2017-02-25T13:44:00+00:00 GMT/UTC Y-m-d\TH:i:sP
RFC 2822 Time Sat, 25 Feb 2017 13:44:00 +0000 GMT/UTC D, d M Y H:i:s O
Epoch Time 1488030240 GMT/UTC seconds since Jan 01 1970
Epoch Time -/+1 day 1487943840 / 1488116640 GMT/UTC seconds since Jan 01 1970
Epoch Time -/+1 week 1487425440 / 1488635040 GMT/UTC seconds since Jan 01 1970
Epoch Time -/+1 month 1485351840 / 1490449440 GMT/UTC seconds since Jan 01 1970
Epoch Time -/+1 year 1456407840 / 1519566240 GMT/UTC seconds since Jan 01 1970

Epoch Converter FAQs

What is Epoch Time?

Epoch time, also known as Unix time or POSIX time, is the amount of time in seconds that has elapsed since January 1st, 1970 (00:00:00 UTC). It is important to note that this time does not change no matter where you are geographically located, which is why it is useful for online applications that are tracking time. It also allows you to programmatically and mathematically compare dates with other measures of time. Unix time may be checked on most Unix systems by typing date +%s on the command line.

UNIX Epoch Timestamp Results

The purpose of the online Epoch time converter is to output the UNIX Epoch timestamp into a human readable date/time, in both local time or GMT/UTC. For example, a UNIX system might record the timestamp as 1459734769 which does not mean much to the normal user. Once converted, to say a format of Y-m-d H:i:sP, it results in an output of 2016-04-03 18:52:49-07:00. This can then be easily manipulated and used to display to users.