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Geologic time


CodeTypeStart TimeEnd TimeDescriptionContainer Code
RecentAge0.010.00 Holocene
HoloceneEpoch0.010.00Synonymous With Recent AgeQuaternary
QuaternaryPeriod1.600.00 Cenozoic
CalabrianAge1.600.01 Pleistocene
PleistoceneEpoch1.600.01 Quaternary
PiacenzianAge3.401.60This is a late Pliocene AgePliocene
ZancleanAge5.303.40This is an early Pliocene AgePliocene
PlioceneEpoch5.301.60 Tertiary
MessinianAge6.505.30This is a late Miocene AgeMiocene
TortonianAge11.206.50This is a late Miocene AgeMiocene
SerravallianAge15.1011.20This is a middle Miocene AgeMiocene
LanghianAge16.6015.10This is a middle Miocene AgeMiocene
BurdigalianAge21.8016.60This is an early Miocene AgeMiocene
NeogenePeriod23.701.60Overlaps with the Tertiary Period with a duration of 22.1m yearsCenozoic
AquitanianAge23.7021.80This is an early Miocene AgeMiocene
MioceneEpoch23.705.30 Tertiary
ChattianAge30.0023.70This is a late Oligocene AgeOligocene
RupelianAge36.6030.00This is an early Oligocene AgeOligocene
OligoceneEpoch36.6023.70 Tertiary
PriabonianAge40.0036.60This is a late Eocene AgeEocene
BartonianAge43.6040.00This is a late Eocene AgeEocene
LutetianAge52.0043.60This is a middle Eocene AgeEocene
YpresianAge57.8052.00This is an early Eocene AgeEocene
EoceneEpoch57.8036.60 Tertiary
ThanetianAge60.6057.80This is a late Paleocene Age which overlaps with the Selandian Age and lasts 2.8m yearsPaleocene
SelandianAge63.6057.80This is a late Paleocene AgePaleocene
CenozoicEra66.400.00  
TertiaryPeriod66.401.60 Cenozoic
PaleogenePeriod66.4023.70Overlaps with the Tertiary Period with a duration of 42.7m yearsCenozoic
DanianAge66.4063.60This is an early Paleocene AgePaleocene
PaleoceneEpoch66.4057.80 Tertiary
MaastrichtianAge74.5066.40 Late_Cretaceous
CampanianAge84.0074.50 Late_Cretaceous
SantonianAge87.5084.00 Late_Cretaceous
ConiancianAge88.5087.50 Late_Cretaceous
TuronianAge91.0088.50 Late_Cretaceous
Late_CretaceousEpoch97.5066.40 Cretaceous
CenomanianAge97.5091.00 Late_Cretaceous
AlbianAge113.0097.50 Early_Cretaceous
AptianAge119.00113.00 Early_Cretaceous
BarremianAge124.00119.00Also belongs to the Neocomian EpochEarly_Cretaceous
HauterivianAge131.00124.00Also belongs to the Neocomian EpochEarly_Cretaceous
ValanginianAge138.00131.00Also belongs to the Neocomian EpochEarly_Cretaceous
Early_CretaceousEpoch144.0097.50 Cretaceous
NeocomianEpoch144.00119.00Overlaps with the Early_Cretaceous Epoch with a duration of 25m yearsCretaceous
BerriasianAge144.00138.00Also belongs to the Neocomian EpochEarly_Cretaceous
CretaceousPeriod144.0066.40 Mesozoic
TithonianAge152.00144.00 Late_Jurassic
KimmeridgianAge156.00152.00 Late_Jurassic
Late_JurassicEpoch163.00144.00 Jurassic
OxfordianAge163.00156.00 Late_Jurassic
CallovianAge169.00163.00 Middle_Jurassic
BathonianAge176.00169.00 Middle_Jurassic
BajocianAge183.00176.00 Middle_Jurassic
Middle_JurassicEpoch187.00163.00 Jurassic
AalenianAge187.00183.00 Middle_Jurassic
ToarcianAge193.00187.00 Early_Jurassic
PliensbachianAge198.00193.00 Early_Jurassic
SinemurianAge204.00198.00 Early_Jurassic
HettangianAge208.00204.00 Early_Jurassic
Early_JurassicEpoch208.00187.00 Jurassic
JurassicPeriod208.00144.00 Mesozoic
NorianAge225.00208.00 Late_Triassic
CarnianAge230.00225.00 Late_Triassic
Late_TriassicEpoch230.00208.00 Triassic
LadinianAge235.00230.00 Middle_Triassic
AnisianAge240.00235.00 Middle_Triassic
Middle_TriassicEpoch240.00230.00 Triassic
MesozoicEra245.0066.40  
ScythianAge245.00240.00 Early_Triassic
TriassicPeriod245.00208.00 Mesozoic
Early_TriassicEpoch245.00240.00 Triassic
TatarianAge253.00245.00 Late_Permian
KazanianAge258.00253.00Synonymous with Ufimian AgeLate_Permian
Late_PermianEpoch258.00245.00 Permian
KungurianAge263.00258.00 Early_Permian
ArtinskianAge268.00263.00 Early_Permian
SakmarianAge286.00268.00Synonymous with Asselian AgeEarly_Permian
PermianPeriod286.00245.00 Paleozoic
Early_PermianEpoch286.00258.00 Permian
GzelianAge296.00286.00Synonymous with Kasimovian AgeLate_Carboniferous
MoscovianAge305.00296.00 Late_Carboniferous
Late_CarboniferousEpoch320.00286.00 Carboniferous
BashkirianAge320.00305.00 Late_Carboniferous
PennsylvanianPeriod330.00286.00Overlaps with the Late_Carboniferous EpochPaleozoic
SerpukhovianAge333.00320.00 Early_Carboniferous
ViseanAge352.00333.00 Early_Carboniferous
Early_CarboniferousEpoch360.00320.00 Carboniferous
TournaisianAge360.00352.00 Early_Carboniferous
CarboniferousPeriod360.00286.00 Paleozoic
MississippianPeriod360.00330.00Overlaps with the Early_Carboniferous EpochPaleozoic
FamennianAge367.00360.00 Late_Devonian
Late_DevonianEpoch374.00360.00 Devonian
FrasnianAge374.00367.00 Late_Devonian
GivetianAge380.00374.00 Middle_Devonian
Middle_DevonianEpoch387.00374.00 Devonian
EifelianAge387.00380.00 Middle_Devonian
EmsianAge394.00387.00 Early_Devonian
SiegenianAge401.00394.00 Early_Devonian
Early_DevonianEpoch408.00387.00 Devonian
GedinnianAge408.00401.00 Early_Devonian
DevonianPeriod408.00360.00 Paleozoic
PridolianAge414.00408.00 Late_Silurian
LudlovianAge421.00414.00 Late_Silurian
Late_SilurianEpoch421.00408.00 Silurian
WenlockianAge428.00421.00 Early_Silurian
LlandoverianAge438.00428.00 Early_Silurian
SilurianPeriod438.00408.00 Paleozoic
Early_SilurianEpoch438.00421.00 Silurian
AshgillianAge448.00438.00 Late_Ordovician
CaradocianAge458.00448.00 Late_Ordovician
Late_OrdovicianEpoch458.00438.00 Ordovician
LlandeleianAge468.00458.00 Middle_Ordovician
LlanvirnianAge478.00468.00 Middle_Ordovician
Middle_OrdovicianEpoch478.00458.00 Ordovician
ArenigianAge488.00478.00 Early_Ordovician
TremadocianAge505.00488.00 Early_Ordovician
Early_OrdovicianEpoch505.00478.00 Ordovician
OrdovicianPeriod505.00438.00 Paleozoic
Late_CambrianEpoch523.00505.00 Cambrian
TrempealeauanAge523.00505.00Synonymous or shares same epoch with Franconian and DresbachianLate_Cambrian
Middle_CambrianEpoch540.00523.00 Cambrian
PaleozoicEra570.00245.00  
Early_CambrianEpoch570.00540.00 Cambrian
CambrianPeriod570.00505.00 Paleozoic
PrecambrianEra5000.00570.00  

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