Earth Sciences
Human Origins
Planet Earth

How long are humans earth?

User Avatar
Wiki User
December 31, 2008 5:23AM

Homo sapiens (Humans) first appear in the fossil record in Africa about 130,000 years ago. This date does not include supspecies which have dated back to approximately 500,000 years ago. (The scientific method in determining this can be easily researched if you are interested)