# 2140 = 9:40 PM

What time is 2140 Hours in Military Time? 9:40 PM in regular time on a 12-hour clock. The military format said "twenty-one 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 2140 through a time chart, automated converter, and how to convert the 24 hour clock into a 12-hour AM/PM system by hand.

## Here’s how to quickly convert 2140 Military Time to 12-Hour Standard Time

Converting 2140 from Military Time to 12h regular time is quite simple. Follow the steps below:

1. Identify if 21 is greater than or less than 12
2. Since 21 is greater than 12, subtract: 21 - 12 = 9
3. Just add "PM" to output: 9:40 PM

## 2140 Time Conversion Chart

24 Hour Clock 12 Hour Clock (AM/PM) Military Time
21:40 21:40 2140
21:45 21:45 2145
21:50 21:50 2150
21:55 21:55 2155
22:00 22:00 2200
22:05 22:05 2205
22:10 22:10 2210
22:15 22:15 2215
22:20 22:20 2220
22:25 22:25 2225
22:30 22:30 2230
22:35 22:35 2235
22:40 22:40 2240
22:45 22:45 2245
22:50 22:50 2250
22:55 22:55 2255

## How to say 2140 in military time: "twenty-one forty"

The way to read 2140 in military format always begins with four digits. Start with the hours in 2140 to say “twenty-one”. Then we can add the minutes to twenty-one and say “forty” in the conclusion. This gives direct time of day orders of "twenty-one forty" in a clear, concise way without using AM or PM 12-hour format.

## 9:40 PM vs 2140 Military Time

2140 Hours works from a 24-hour clock with a few basics:

• Military Time has 4 digits continuously like: [2, 1] [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”

9:40 PM is on the 12-hour clock and works from a few basics:

• 9:40 PM is based on a 12-hour clock format
• 9:40 PM is used in most english-speaking countries
• Does distinguish the morning and afternoon with AM/PM