The getMilliseconds() method returns the milliseconds in the specified date according to local time.

Syntax

dateObj.getMilliseconds()

Return value

A number, between 0 and 999, representing the milliseconds for the given date according to local time.

Examples

Using getMilliseconds()

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

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

Specifications

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.getMilliseconds' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getMilliseconds' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript Latest Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getMilliseconds' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support Yes Yes1 Yes Yes Yes
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes Yes4 Yes Yes Yes

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