According data from BTC.com. The difficulty changes approximately every two weeks and is a measure of the computing power used to mine bitcoin blocks to be rewarded with Bitcoins.
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- The mining difficulty reading came in at 39.16 trillion at a block height of 776,160 in Sunday’s bi-weekly adjustment, following a 4.68% increase in the previous January 29 adjustment.
- The last Bitcoin mining difficulty the reading was 46.7% higher than on February 4 last year, when the reading difficulty was 26.69 trillion.
- Bitcoin’s hashrate, a measure of the computing power used by miners, was around 315.9 exahashes per second on Sunday, up slightly from 311 exahashes on January 29, BTC.com the data showed.
- The price of Bitcoin slid 0.3% in the past 24 hours to trade at US$21,744 as of 10:40 a.m. in Hong Kong, down 5.34% in the past seven days, according to data from CoinMarketCap. The largest coin by market cap is up 9.2% over the past month.
- Bitcoin mining rate of return stood at $0.0729 per terahash per second in the past 24 hours, down from $0.184 a year ago, BitInfoCharts data show.
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