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unix_timestamp

unix_timestamp

Description

Syntax

INT UNIX_TIMESTAMP(), UNIX_TIMESTAMP(DATETIME date)

Converting a Date or Datetime type to a UNIX timestamp.

If there are no parameters, the current time is converted into a timestamp.

The parameter needs to be Date or Datetime type.

Any date before 1970-01-01 00:00:00 or after 2038-01-19 03:14:07 will return 0.

See date_format function to get Format explanation.

This function is affected by time zone.

example

mysql> select unix_timestamp();
+------------------+
| unix_timestamp() |
+------------------+
| 1558589570 |
+------------------+

mysql> select unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30:19');
+---------------------------------------+
| unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30:19') |
+---------------------------------------+
| 1196389819 |
+---------------------------------------+

mysql> select unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30-19', '%Y-%m-%d %H:%i-%s');
+---------------------------------------+
| unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30-19') |
+---------------------------------------+
| 1196389819 |
+---------------------------------------+

mysql> select unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30%3A19', '%Y-%m-%d %H:%i%%3A%s');
+---------------------------------------+
| unix_timestamp('2007-11-30 10:30%3A19') |
+---------------------------------------+
| 1196389819 |
+---------------------------------------+

mysql> select unix_timestamp('1969-01-01 00:00:00');
+---------------------------------------+
| unix_timestamp('1969-01-01 00:00:00') |
+---------------------------------------+
| 0 |
+---------------------------------------+

keywords

UNIX_TIMESTAMP,UNIX,TIMESTAMP