It is not straight but zigzags to avoid political and country borders and to not cut some countries in half.
On timeanddate.com's Time Zone Map, the IDL is shown as a black line (see image).
This line, which is 180 degrees east or 180 degrees west longitude, is therefore the line on which one day ends and a new day begins.
The line runs through the Pacific Ocean from the North Pole to the South Pole passing between Russia and Alaska.
gated the world they found that they had "added" a day to their logs (Everybody at home thought it was Sunday when their logs said it should be Monday).
This was due to their traveling West against the Earth's rotation.
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