Category Archives: Mining BTC

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Shrinks for the First Time in 4 Weeks

By | November 7, 2022

Bitcoin miners caught a small break late Sunday evening (ET) after the network’s mining difficulty dropped 0.20% lower than the difficulty rating two weeks prior. The drop is the first mining difficulty decrease in four weeks, as the metric changed from 36.84 trillion to 36.76 trillion. Bitcoin Miners Catch a Miniscule Break as the Network’s… Read More »

Bitcoin Mining Difficulty Surges to an All-Time High, Network Prints 2022’s Largest Retarget Increase

By | October 10, 2022

Bitcoin’s mining difficulty reached an all-time high on October 10, which means it’s more difficult than ever before to mine the leading crypto asset. Following the difficulty reduction on September 27, the network’s mining difficulty increased 13.55% higher at block height 758,016 as it printed the highest difficulty rise recorded this year. It’s Now 13.55%… Read More »

Bitcoin Network’s Mining Difficulty Drops for the First Time in 2 Months

By | September 28, 2022

Following four consecutive Bitcoin mining difficulty increases, the network’s difficulty dropped for the first time in 68 days, sliding 2.14% at block height 756,000 on Tuesday. The change means it’s currently 2.14% easier to find a bitcoin block reward following the mining difficulty’s all-time high (ATH) that took place on September 13. Bitcoin Difficulty Slides… Read More »

Bitcoin’s Mining Difficulty Slides 5% Dropping to Levels Not Seen Since March

By | July 22, 2022

On July 21, 2022, at 2:14 p.m. (ET) at block height 745,920, Bitcoin’s mining difficulty dropped by 5.01% outpacing the last two epoch changes. The latest downward shift makes it 5% easier to find blocks than it was during the past two weeks, and roughly 8.77% easier since June 22. It’s Now 11.39% Easier to… Read More »