Strongest UV Rays to Hit Earth Recorded in 2003

July 9, 2014 6:12 PM

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A new study has reported Earth was hit by the highest level of ultraviolet (UV) radiation detected on the planet in 2003.

The UV rays were recorded in the Andes mountain range in Bolivia, 1,500 miles from the equator, and were found to be at levels higher than those considered to be harmful for life both on land and in the water, according to Science World Report.

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