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The timeStamp Event property is used to get the timestamp of when a particular event is created. It basically returns the difference in time (in milliseconds) between the time of event created by the browser and January 1, 1970. It is a read-only property. Syntax:
event.timeStamp
Return Value: : This event returns the number of milliseconds since January 1, 1970 and when the event is triggered. Example:
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
    <head>
        <title>DOM timeStamp Event Property</title>
    </head>
  
    <body onwheel="Geeks(event)" 
          style="text-align:center">
      
        <h1 style="color: green;">
            GeeksforGeeks
        </h1>
          
        <h2>DOM timeStamp Event Property</h2>
          
        <p onclick="Geeks(event)">
            The click event occurred 
            <span id = "s" style="color:green">
                unknown
            </span
            milliseconds after January 1, 1970.
        </p
          
        <script>
            function Geeks(event) {
                var doc = event.timeStamp;
                document.getElementById("s").innerHTML = doc;
            }
        </script>
    </body>
</html>                    

                    
Output: Before clicking the paragraph: timestamp After clicking the paragraph: timestamp Supported Browsers: The browser supported by timeStamp Event property are listed below:
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Opera
  • Internet Explorer 9.0


Last Updated : 18 Jan, 2019
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