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Caroline Island - History - Time Zone Realignment
... On December 23, 1994, the Republic of Kiribati announced a change of time zone for the Line Islands, to take effect January 1, 1995 ... This adjustment effectively moved the International Date Line over 1,000 kilometers (620 mi) to the east within Kiribati, placing all of Kiribati on the Asian or western side of the date line, despite the fact that ... the confusion of Kiribati straddling the Date Line and therefore being constantly in two different days ...
1959 Pacific Typhoon Season
... to the Pacific Ocean, north of the equator and west of the International Date Line ... Storms that form east of the Date Line and north of the equator are called hurricanes see 1959 Pacific hurricane season ... believed to have crossed the International Date Line into the western Pacific ...
UTC+14:00 - History
... The central Pacific Republic of Kiribati introduced a change of date for its eastern half on 1 January 1995, from time zones −11 and −10 to +13 and +14 ... Before this, the country was divided by the date line, and the time zone UTC+14 did not exist ... This meant that the date line in effect moved eastwards to go around this country ...

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