May 28, 2024

Another solo miner mined a bitcoin block


On April 5, a solo miner with a hash rate of 7 PH/s included block #837 814 in the blockchain of the first cryptocurrency. This was reported by the CKPool pool administrator, Kon Kolivas.

“This miner has been mining intermittently since the last pool restart and had accumulated about 1/20th of the shares required to solve a block on average,” Kolivas wrote.

According to, the user received a reward of 6.25 BTC (approximately $422,750 at the time of writing) and a commission of 0.01 BTC.

According to Glassnode, the network’s computing power on April 4 was 598.1 EH/s (smoothed seven-day moving average).

Another solo miner mined a block of bitcoinAnother solo miner mined a block of bitcoin
Data: Glassnode.

“The user contacted me personally. He was mining with his own equipment, periodically renting additional power,” Kolivas added.

Earlier, the CKPool pool administrator repeatedly reported similar cases. For example, in October 2023, a solo miner included a block in the bitcoin network with equipment power of 11 PH/s, and in May another lucky person earned $177,115 from mining a block.

It is worth noting that at the end of March 2024, the mining difficulty of the first cryptocurrency decreased by 0.97%. The indicator reached 83.13 T.

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