Date.prototype.getUTCMilliseconds()

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

Syntax

getUTCMilliseconds()

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()".

Examples

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();

Specifications

Specification
ECMAScript Language Specification (ECMAScript)
# sec-date.prototype.getutcmilliseconds

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