The Bitcoin community has been operational for five,012 days and to date, greater than 755,000 blocks have been mined into existence. During the final 12 months, Foundry USA and Antpool had been the highest two miners because the mixed swimming pools collectively mined 18,229 blocks out of the 53,510 blocks mined this 12 months. Foundry is the chief this 12 months, however all-time statistics present the pool is the fifteenth largest, and has solely discovered 1.55% of the greater than 755,000 blocks found.
Unknown Hashrate Discovered a Majority of Bitcoin Blocks During the Last 13 Years
During the previous three days, 11 totally different identified mining swimming pools have devoted hashrate to the Bitcoin (BTC) community. Furthermore, over the last 12 months, 27 totally different identified mining swimming pools mined BTC and all-time statistics point out roughly 98 swimming pools have mined BTC through the previous 13 years.
This 12 months, Foundry USA is and has been the chief when it comes to hashrate, and out of 53,510 BTC blocks, Foundry found 10,044 blocks whole. Antpool managed to assemble 8,185 BTC blocks, and the 2 high swimming pools had been adopted by F2pool, Binance Pool, Viabtc, Poolin, and Btc.com, respectively.
Unknown hashrate, in any other case referred to as stealth miners, solely captured 1.78% of the blocks discovered through the previous 12 months. Unknown hashrate managed to assemble 954 blocks in 12 months as identified mining swimming pools have change into a distinguished power on the earth of Bitcoin.
Yet, that hasn’t all the time been the case, and stealth miners together with Satoshi Nakamoto, are nonetheless the final word winners of probably the most BTC blocks present in historical past. Data reveals that out of 755,432 blocks mined over the last 13 years, unknown hashrate has captured 29.90% of the worldwide hashrate.
While unknown hashrate is much less notable as of late, stealth miners have managed to seek out 225,864 blocks because the community began. While F2pool was the third largest pool this previous 12 months, the pool is the second largest pool of all time.
F2pool has managed to command 9.73% of the worldwide hashrate for greater than a decade, and it has discovered 73,477 BTC blocks. Antpool holds the third largest pool place of all time with 65,999 blocks discovered to this point.
Btc.com captured 39,022 blocks and Braiins Pool (previously referred to as Slush Pool) discovered 38,376 blocks to this point. The now-defunct BTC Guild continues to be the sixth largest mining pool when it comes to blocks discovered through the previous 13 years.
Today’s high miner, Foundry USA, is within the fifteenth place when it comes to all-time statistics and it’s solely discovered 1.55% of the blocks mined to this point. 12 totally different swimming pools have discovered lower than 50 blocks and 4 mining swimming pools have discovered lower than 30.
The bitcoin mining pool 175btc has discovered the least quantity of blocks (22), in keeping with all-time bitcoin mining distribution statistics. After 13 years, in September 2022, Bitcoin’s world hashrate and mining problem reached all-time highs.
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