ee.Date

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Constructs a new Date object.

UsageReturns
ee.Date(date, tz)Date
ArgumentTypeDetails
dateComputedObject|Date|Number|StringThe date to convert, one of: a number (number of milliseconds since the epoch), an ISO Date string, a JavaScript Date or a ComputedObject.
tzString, optionalAn optional timezone only to be used with a string date.

Examples

Code Editor (JavaScript)

// Numeric inputs are interpreted as milliseconds from Unix epoch.
print(ee.Date(0));  // Date (1970-01-01 00:00:00)

// Scale factors can make numerical inputs more readable (e.g. 60 seconds).
print(ee.Date(60 * 1000));  // Date (1970-01-01 00:01:00)

// ISO 8601 date string input examples.
print(ee.Date('2020'));  // Date (2020-01-01 00:00:00)
print(ee.Date('2017-6-24'));  // Date (2017-06-24 00:00:00)
print(ee.Date('2017-06-24'));  // Date (2017-06-24 00:00:00)
print(ee.Date('2017-6-24T00:14:46'));  // Date (2017-06-24 00:14:46)
print(ee.Date('2017-06-24T23:59:59'));  // Date (2017-06-24 23:59:59)

// Convert JavaScript now to Earth Engine Date
print(ee.Date(Date.now()));