jQuery | event.timeStamp property with Example

The event.timeStamp is an inbuilt property in jQuery which is used to measure difference in milliseconds between the time of event created by the browser and January 1, 1970.
Syntax :

event.timeStamp

Parameter: It does not accept any parameter because it is a property not a function.
Return Value: This returns the number of milliseconds since January 1, 1970, when the event is triggered.

jQuery code to show the working of event.timeStamp property:

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<html>
   
<head>
    </script>
    <script>
        <!-- jQuery code to show the working of event.timeStamp property -->
        $(document).ready(function() {
            $("p").click(function(event) {
                $("span").text(event.timeStamp);
            });
        });
    </script>
    <style>
        p {
            width: 80%;
            padding: 20px;
            display: block;
            border: 2px solid green;
        }
    </style>
</head>
   
<body>
    <!-- click on this paragraph -->
    <p>The click event occurred <span style="color:green">unknown</span>
            milliseconds after January 1, 1970.</p>
</body>
   
</html>

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Output:
Before clicking on the paragraph-

After clicking on the paragraph-



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