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();


ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Date.prototype.getUTCMilliseconds' in that specification.

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