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What is the significance of this formulation:

"31st January, Sunday, Midnight 2016"

It means 12:00 am on January 30 (the beginning of the January 31) or 12:00 am on January 31 (the end of the January 31)?

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    We generally think of the day as starting at the stroke of midnight. So 31st and 12*am* at the beginning of the day. – shawnt00 Jan 30 '16 at 18:12
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    12:00 AM is part of the following day. – user3169 Jan 30 '16 at 18:19
  • @shawnt00 am, of course, thanks for the correction. So this date comes after about 5 hours and 30 minutes in UK time? – Rumata Jan 30 '16 at 18:40
  • @user3169 So this date comes after about 5 hours and 30 minutes in UK time? – Rumata Jan 30 '16 at 18:41
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    Yes. It will be midnight in London in about 5 hours. – shawnt00 Jan 30 '16 at 18:42
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I think it means 12pm (00:00/24h) in 31st January, then, literally it's 1st February. Because, indepently it's EXACTLY 1 February, it is refered to the midnight of 31st January.

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