# 0040 = 12:40 AM

0040 Hours in Military Time is 12:40 AM and "0:40" time in 24-hour format. The military format said "zero zero forty" is used throughout the world (not just the military) and leverages a 24-hour time format which has been adopted by military, first responders, and hospital time setting. Below are ways to convert 0040 through a time chart, automated converter, and how to convert the 24-hour clock into a 12-hour AM/PM system by hand.

Did you know? 0040 can also be converted into a 24-hour clock format

## 0040 in Military Time Conversion Chart

Click the clock. Select 0040. We'll highlight the row for 12:40 AM.

### Morning Hour Chart

Military Time Regular Time 24-Hour Time
0000 12:00 AM 00:00
0100 01:00 AM 01:00
0200 02:00 AM 02:00
0300 03:00 AM 03:00
0400 04:00 AM 04:00
0500 05:00 AM 05:00
0600 06:00 AM 06:00
0700 07:00 AM 07:00
0800 08:00 AM 08:00
0900 09:00 AM 09:00
1000 10:00 AM 10:00
1100 11:00 AM 11:00

### Afternoon Hour Chart

Military Time Regular Time 24-Hour Time
1200 12:00 PM 12:00
1300 01:00 PM 13:00
1400 02:00 PM 14:00
1500 03:00 PM 15:00
1600 04:00 PM 16:00
1700 05:00 PM 17:00
1800 06:00 PM 18:00
1900 07:00 PM 19:00
2000 08:00 PM 20:00
2100 09:00 PM 21:00
2200 10:00 PM 22:00
2300 11:00 PM 23:00

## Here’s how to quickly convert 0040 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 0040 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

1. Identify if 0 is greater than or less than 12
2. 0 is less than 12. Just add "AM" to our output: 12:40 AM

## How to say 0040 in military time: "zero zero forty"

The way to read 0040 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 0040 to say “zero zero”. Then we can add the minutes to zero zero and say “forty” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "zero zero forty" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

## 12:40 AM vs 0040 Military Time

0040 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

• Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [0, 0] [4, 0]
• Time zones are written with letter abbreviations and spoken by a phonetic alphabet
• Military Time is spoken with “hours” at the end. “Thirteen thirty-five hours”
Fun Fact: The time with hours: [0, 0] and minutes: [4, 0] may also be called the 24-hour clock. This format will look very similar to Military Time but will have hours and minutes separated by the traditional colon. Neither Military time nor the 24-hour clock uses AM or PM in their displays.

12:40 AM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

• 12:40 AM is based on a 12-hour clock format
• 12:40 AM is used in most english-speaking countries
• Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM

## 0040 Military Calculations

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
00:40 0:40 0040
00:45 0:45 0045
00:50 0:50 0050
00:55 0:55 0055
01:00 1:00 0100
01:05 1:05 0105
01:10 1:10 0110
01:15 1:15 0115
01:20 1:20 0120
01:25 1:25 0125
01:30 1:30 0130
01:35 1:35 0135
01:40 1:40 0140
01:45 1:45 0145
01:50 1:50 0150
01:55 1:55 0155