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Current local time in Boston

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Flag for U.S.A.Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Boston is capital of the commonwealth Massachusetts
Current TimeMonday, June 26, 2017 at 11:31:05 AM EDT
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UTC/GMT Offset
Standard time zone:UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight saving time:+1 hour
Current time zone offset:UTC/GMT -4 hours
Time zone abbreviation: EDT - Eastern Daylight Time
Daylight Saving TimeDST started on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 2:00 AM local standard time
DST ends on Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 2:00 AM local daylight time
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Sunrise at5:09 AMin direction57°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:25 PMin direction303°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 15 hours, 15 minutes (19 seconds shorter than yesterday)
Sun in south at 12:47 PM at altitude 71° above horizon

Civil twilightbegins at4:35 AM,ends at9:00 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at3:50 AM,ends at9:45 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at2:55 AM,ends at10:39 PM
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Moonrise at8:05 AMin direction67°East-northeastEast-northeast
Moonset at10:36 PMin direction290°West-northwestWest-northwest
Moon in south at 3:24 PM at altitude 63° above horizon

Fraction illuminated: 9.3% (at 11:31 AM)
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, June 23, 2017 at 10:31 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, June 30, 2017 at 8:51 PM
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Dialing CodesInternational country code: + 1 (U.S.A.)
Area codes: 617 / 781 / 339
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Coordinateslocation of Boston
Latitude: 42° 19' North
Longitude: 71° 05' West
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Logan International AirportBOS About 5 mi Northeast Northeast  
T. F. Green AirportPVD About 44 mi South-southwest South-southwest  
Manchester-Boston Regional AirportMHT About 46 mi North-northwest North-northwest  

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Current UTC (or GMT/Zulu)-time used: Monday, June 26, 2017 at 15:31:05
UTC is Coordinated Universal Time, GMT is Greenwich Mean Time.
Great Britain/United Kingdom is one hour ahead of UTC during summer.

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