Block 818556: Important News of the Week

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Block 818556: Important News of the Week

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Updates and releases


Mining stats

  • Bitcoin mining difficulty had a significant upwards adjustment of 5.07% today and is currently at 67.96 T. This was a sixth positive difficulty adjustment in a row since September 6th.
  • The network's hashrate (7 day SMA) has gone up to ~486 EH/s.

Lightning stats

  • There are 5425 BTC in the Lightning network, along with 13806 nodes and slightly less than 61000 channels.

Nostr stats

  • Per, over 5000 new users joined the Nostr protocol this week, which is several times fewer compared to 18000 new users last week. The influx of new users was attributed to Thailand, where a viral Nostr video was reportedly shared on Thai TikTok.