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Midnight always occurs 12 hours before noon of that same day.

I suspect, however, what you are really asking is Does 12:00 midnight begin a day or end a day? Let me explain it this way: Let's say that your teacher tells you that you must hand in your term paper by midnight Wednesday. Must you hand it in at 12:00 midnight as Tuesday turns to Wednesday or as Wednesday turns to Thursday? It is generally accepted that "midnight Wednesday" occurs AFTER the 24 hours of Wednesday have elapsed. So if your teacher rejects your paper that you plopped on his desk at, say, 9:00am on Wednesday because he says it was due by midnight, tell him you're 15 hours early. Which segues nicely into a pet peeve of mine: 12:00am and 12:00pm. Talk about ambiguous! There is no such thing as either one of those times. It's either 12:00 noon or 12:00 midnight. Having said that, though, most people think of 12:00am as midnight. Most, not all.

In military time, 12:00 midnight is 00:00 (for those of you that do not know military time, P.M. hours are 13:00-23:00, rather than 1:00pm-11:00pm; A.M. hours are 00:00-12:00, rather than 12 midnight-12 noon). Therefore, using military time, 12:00 midnight would be the beginning of the day. However, as there is no clear line between, the answer above can also be correct. If you're facing a deadline or in another situation where knowing the exact time is important, ask for a specification if possible.

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Does midnight occur 12 hours before or after noon of the same day?

Okay so say it's Monday and you want to know when is midnight on Monday and noon on Monday and how do they relate.Midnight on Monday comes 12 hours BEFORE Noon on Monday.Midnight on Tuesday comes 12 hours after Noon on Monday.The point being, midnight is the first hour of each new day.

How many hours from twelve noon to twelve midnight?

On the same day it is 12 hours

Is 1200 am or pm midnight?

Neither. The correct way to identify 12:00 is to say 12:00 noon or 12:00 stands for ante meridiem which means before noon and pm stands for post meridiem which means after noon. Since noon itself is neither before noon or after it, the use of am and pm is not appropriate. The same argument can be applied to midnight.

If it is noon at the southernmost point of a meridian it is midnight at the northernmost point of the same meridian?

No. A meridian is a line of longitude and on that line it is the same time everywhere. You need to go 180 degrees round the planet to get 12 hours difference.

What does AM and PM stand for on a Clock?

AM" stands for the Latin phrase Ante Meridiem ---which means "before noon"---and "PM" stands for Post Meridiem : "after noon." Although digital clocks routinely label noon "12:00 PM" you should avoid this expression not only because it is incorrect, but because many people will imagine you are talking about midnight instead. The same goes for "12:00 AM." Just say or write "noon" or "midnight" when you mean those precise times.

How many hours from 6am to 12pm midnight?

6 am to 12 pm = 6 hours.12 pm to midnight = 12 hours.Therefore, the answer is 18 hours.

Is 1 p.m the same day before or after 12 noon?


How are the minute hand and hour hand the same?

The minute hand and hour hand both move clockwise to mark time and are in the same position at 12 noon or midnight.

Why is the time to the east faster and the time to the west slower from the prime meridian?

The term "meridian" means "midday" or noon.The original definition of the Prime Meridian placed it at the "center" of the day, or noon, when the Sun could be determined as "directly overhead" at some point along the 0° meridian. This meant that midnight, the division between days, was at the 180° meridian, or "International Date Line", when it was noon in Greenwich. At that point, all points on the globe are marking the same calendar day.Because the Sun arrives overhead earlier east of the Prime Meridian, the time there is already after noon that day. Points west of the Prime Meridian will have their noon later that day, so they are "earlier" in the day.The terms "ante meridiem" (A.M. before noon) and "post meridiem" (P.M. after noon) follow the same convention. When it is afternoon at the Prime Meridian, a new day begins at the Date Line and "moves west" with the passing hours. Except at midnight, the Date Line will indicate a "day later" to its west than to its east.

Is Midnight entitled to being AM or PM?

Midnight is PM and everyone knows it, even though they don't realize it. I meet you Friday Midnight, we will both be there at the same time, and that will be after Noon on Friday, thus it is PM. I don't believe there is a single person that would arrrive Friday AM.

What is the difference between noon and high noon?

Noon is 12 o'clock, midday. High noon is when the sun is at the highest point in the sky. Theoretically they should be the same thing but due to the day not being exactly 24 hours long they can be at different times.

How many hours is 9 AM to 630 PM?

From 9:00 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. the same day is 9½ hours. 9:00 A.M. to noon is 3 hours, and noon to 6:30 P.M. is 6½ hours, so 3 + 6½ = 9½ hours.

What is the average time from noon to noon?

The time between one noon and the next at the same place on the planet is 24 hours.

What is 430 am in military time?

same 04:30 hours only changes after noon so 1 pm = 13:00 hours for example

In military time what is 1000 am?

same 10:00 hours only changes after noon so 1 pm = 13:00 hours for example

How many hours is it between the time when the sun is highest in the sky in one day and the same time next day?

the sun is at its precipice at 12 noon everyday. therefore it would have to be a full 24 hours before the sun hit the precipice again.

What does noon mean?

Noon means the same as 12:00.

What time is spelled the same backwards or forward?

It is noon.

What is gmt mean?

GMT is abbreviation for Greenwich Mean Time. The term originally referring to mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. Historically the term GMT has been used with two different conventions for numbering hours. The old astronomical convention (before 1 January 1925) was to refer to noon as zero hours, whereas the civil convention during the same period was to refer to midnight as zero hours. The latter convention is modern practice (on and after 1 January 1925) for astronomical as well as civil purposes. The more specific terms UT and UTC do not share this ambiguity, always referring to midnight as zero hours.

How many hours is Portugal ahead of England?

Portugal and England are on the same time. Both countries also observe daylight saving time [DST] at the same time. So when it's noon in Lisbon, Portugal, it's also noon in London, England.

What is the full form of AM in English?

AM= Amplitude ModulationIt is a type of modulation technique in which amplitude of the carrier signal vary with respect to the amplitude of message signalbut if u are talking about AM/PM related with time"AM" stands for the Latin phrase Ante Meridiem -which means "before noon"-and "PM" stands for Post Meridiem : "after noon." Although digital clocks routinely label noon "12:00 PM" you should avoid this expression not only because it is incorrect, but because many people will imagine you are talking about midnight instead. The same goes for "12:00 AM." You can say or write "twelve noon," "noon sharp," or "exactly at noon" when you want to designate a precise time.

What time is it in Iowa when its midnight in military time?

2400 hours. Military time isn't based on a single time zone, but utilises the same time zone in which operations are being conducted.AnswerMidnight is 0000 hours, NOT 2400 hours! And the US seems to be the only place where it's referred to as 'military time'.

What time is solar noon?

The same as local apparent noon. When the sun is the highest in the sky. This is true. However; to be more specific solar noon is half way between sunrise and sunset. It's at solar noon that a point gets the most direct sunlight of the day. To calculate solar noon you find out how many hours of daylight there are between sunrise and sunset and divide by 2. Add the quotient to the sunrise time and that will give you the solar noon time.

If it is noon in England what time is it in Portugal?

Noon. Portugal and England are in the same time zone.

When is midnight on Tuesday?

That can be confusing. AM and PM get mixed up a lot, and it is confusing that the day starts at 12 instead of at 1. Midnight is the one that begins the day, so 12 AM (midnight) on Tuesday happens right after a really late night of 11 pm on Monday. 12 PM, or Noon, is the one when the sun is up in the middle of the day.