Date from Unix timestamp

Isabelle Viktoria Maciohsek · JavaScript, Date · Oct 15, 2020

Creates a Date object from a Unix timestamp.

  • Convert the timestamp to milliseconds by multiplying with 1000.
  • Use the Date constructor to create a new Date object.
const fromTimestamp = timestamp => new Date(timestamp * 1000);
fromTimestamp(1602162242); // 2020-10-08T13:04:02.000Z

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