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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Boston is capital of the commonwealth Massachusetts
Current TimeWednesday, June 28, 2017 at 1:28:57 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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Sun
Sunrise at5:10 AMin direction57°East-northeastEast-northeast
Sunset at8:25 PMin direction303°West-northwestWest-northwest
Duration of day: 15 hours, 14 minutes (27 seconds shorter than yesterday)
Sun in south at 12:48 PM at altitude 71° above horizon

Civil twilightbegins at4:35 AM,ends at9:00 PM
Nautical twilightbegins at3:51 AM,ends at9:44 PM
Astronomical twilightbegins at2:56 AM,ends at10:39 PM
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Moon
Moonrise at10:21 AMin direction77°East-northeastEast-northeast
Moonset at11:50 PMin direction280°WestWest
Moon in south at 5:10 PM at altitude 56° above horizon

Fraction illuminated: 22.1% (at 1:28 AM)
Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, June 23, 2017 at 10:31 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, June 30, 2017 at 8:52 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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Current UTC (or GMT/Zulu)-time used: Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 05:28:57
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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