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# Orders of magnitude (time)

Orders of magnitude (time)

 Powers of 103seconds equal to... common units orders of magnitude 1 attosecond 10-21 s -- 1 as, 10 as, 100 as 1 femtosecond 10-15 s -- 1 fs, 10 fs, 100 fs 1 picosecond 10-12 s -- 1 ps, 10 ps, 100 ps 1 nanosecond 10-9 s -- 1 ns, 10 ns, 100 ns 1 microsecond 10-6 s -- 1 µs, 10 µs, 100 µs 1 millisecond 10-3 s -- 1 ms, 10 ms, 100 ms 1 second 1 s minute = 60 s 1 s, 10 s, 100 s 1000 seconds 16.7 minutes hour = 3600 sday = 86 400 s 103 s , 104 s , 105 s 1 million seconds 11.6 days month = 2.6 x 106 syear = 31.6 x 106 s 106 s , 107 s , 108 s 1000 million seconds 32 years century = 3.16 x 109 s 109 s , 1010 s , 1011 s 1012 seconds 32 000 years -- 1012 s , 1013 s , 1014 s 1015 seconds 32 million years -- 1015 s , 1016 s , 1017 s 1018 seconds 32 billion years -- 1018 s , 1019 s and more

The pages linked in the right-hand column contain lists of times that are of the same order of magnitude (power of ten). Rows in the table represent increasing powers of a thousand (3 orders of magnitude)

Orders of magnitude of other quantities: length, area, volume, mass

See also SI, SI prefixes, SI base units, units, time, orders of magnitude

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