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military time - what is 12 01 am called on a 24 hour clock

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On a 24 hour clock - 1:00 am is 1:00 and 1:00 in the afternoon is 13:00 and you say thirteen hundred. How do you say "12:15 am - 00.15?
Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Tracy replied 10 years ago.


On a military clock, midnight is 0000 or 2400 while :15 minutes is said as the minutes. So, you could say: 24:15 (twenty-four hundred, fifteen).

Military time

Expert:  Family Physician replied 10 years ago.
Here is the official standards from the Coast Guard: (See page 40 of the PDF file)

Specifically 0015 is spoken as "zero, zero, fifteen"