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The getUTCMilliseconds() method returns the milliseconds portion of the time object's value.



Return value

An integer number, between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds portion of the given date object.  This method is a companion to the other UTC based methods that give hour portion, minute portion, etc.; this method gives milliseconds portion.  

Not to be confused with Unix epoch time.  To get total milliseconds since 1970/01/01, use the method ".getTime()".


Using getUTCMilliseconds()

The following example assigns the milliseconds portion of the current time to the variable milliseconds.

var today = new Date();
var milliseconds = today.getUTCMilliseconds();


Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.3.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCMilliseconds' in that specification.
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCMilliseconds' in that specification.
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCMilliseconds' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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getUTCMillisecondsChrome Full support YesEdge Full support 12Firefox Full support 1IE Full support YesOpera Full support YesSafari Full support YesWebView Android Full support YesChrome Android Full support YesFirefox Android Full support 4Opera Android Full support YesSafari iOS Full support YesSamsung Internet Android Full support Yesnodejs Full support Yes


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