PHP UNIX Timestamp Converter

Use our PHP time-stamp converter below for quick and easy conversion of PHP timestamps into readable date/time, you can also convert dates into PHP timestamps. Power users can also convert multiple timestamps at once.

PHP Timestamp(s)

Human Readable Date(s)

Timestamp Details since Jan 01 1970. (UTC)

1709093426 seconds.
28484890 minutes.
474748 hours.
19781 days.
2826 weeks.
706 months.
54 years.

Timestamp Translations

28-02-2024 04:10:26 am (UTC)
2024-02-28T04:10:26+0000 in ISO 8601
Wed, 28 Feb 24 04:10:26 +0000 in RFC 822 & 1036
Wednesday, 28-Feb-24 04:10:26 UTC in RFC 850
Wed, 28 Feb 2024 04:10:26 +0000 in RFC 1123 & 2822
2024-02-28T04:10:26+00:00 in RFC 3339 & W3C

Useful Formats

MySQL: 2024-02-28 04:10:26
US: 02/28/2024 04:10:26 or 02/28/2024 04:10:26am
UK: 28-02-2024 04:10:26 or 28-02-2024 04:10:26am

What Is A Timestamp?

PHP uses UNIX Timestamp’s for all of it’s date/time functions such as date(), time() and strtotime(). UNIX Timestamp is an integer of the current second since the Unix Epoch which started on . It should be mentioned that this timestamp technically does not change no matter where you are located on the globe, this makes the UNIX Timestamp especially useful for computer systems for tracking and sorting dated information online and in desktop applications.


UNIX Time-stamp 32-bit Limit

Unfortunately most systems and applications around the globe are still using 32-bit systems or 32-bit name-spaces for timestamps, this forces the UNIX Time-stamp to a hard limit of 2147483647, this translates to . Once we go over this number the time-stamp will become invalid and the only way to get around this is to convert to 64-bit which will provide us with a hard date limit of which you might think is good enough forever!

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