Unix time facts for kids

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Current Unix time
1597447569 (update)
(2020-08-14T23:26:09+00:00)
1000000000seconds
Unix time passed 1000000000 seconds in 9 September 2001 01:46:40 UTC.

Unix time is the number of seconds that have passed since the initial epoch defined as Tuesday 1 January 1970 00:00:00 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.

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