Those who know programming simply call this as DateTime. For example, "2015-12-22 03:11:25".

Instead of referring it to simply DateTime, is there any other suitable name?


Though perhaps awkward in some contexts, timestamp does fit your desired meaning.

The date and time at which an event occurs or occurred, usually indicated in human-readable form, especially when used in a log to track events.

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    Timestamp can sometimes have a slightly different meaning, especially in databases: Datetime Vs Timestamp. But, for a non-programming context, it can be used interchangeably with datetime. – VampDuc Apr 21 '15 at 16:38

I use "time" as it may include both date and time, but if you use just "date", the time is not necessarily included.

  • Well, never have I heard in my whole life someone comes up and say, the time now is 20th March 2015 3.45pm ... – Mark Apr 21 '15 at 16:11
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    Welcome to ELU, Chris. Time and date are no normally conflated in this manner. Could you point to others who follow your pattern? – ScotM Apr 21 '15 at 16:40

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