slik slik - 5 months ago 473x
PHP Question

getting date format m-d-Y H:i:s.u from milliseconds

I am trying to get a formatted date, including the microseconds from milliseconds.

The only problem is I keep getting 000000

date("m-d-Y H:i:s.u", $milliseconds/1000);

ex. 07-28-2013 11:26:14.000000


PHP.NET says:

Microseconds (added in PHP 5.2.2). Note that date() will always generate 000000 since it takes an integer parameter, whereas DateTime::format() does support microseconds.

So use as simple:

$micro_date = microtime();
$date_array = explode(" ",$micro_date);
$date = date("Y-m-d H:i:s",$date_array[1]);
echo "Date: $date:" . $date_array[0]."<br>";

Recommended and use dateTime() class from referenced:

$t = microtime(true);
$micro = sprintf("%06d",($t - floor($t)) * 1000000);
$d = new DateTime( date('Y-m-d H:i:s.'.$micro, $t) );

print $d->format("Y-m-d H:i:s.u"); // note at point on "u"

Note u is microseconds (1 seconds = 1000000 ┬Ás).

More sample:

$d2=new DateTime("2012-07-08 11:14:15.889342");

Reference of dateTime() on