After halving, bitcoin hashrate decreased by 16%

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Bitcoin hash rate decreased by about 16% after the third decrease in block reward.

According to estimates, the daily income of miners fell by about 44% after halving - from $ 16.1 million to $ 9 million. Most old miners, such as Antminer S9, are now unprofitable. Miners of the new generation - Antminer S17 and Whatsminer M30S - remain profitable.

The hash rate decreased from ~ 122 EH / s to ~ 102 EH / s. Of the four largest mining pools (F2Pool, Poolin, Antpool,, Poolin lost the largest share of the hashrate (about 30%), and the smallest - a little more than 10%.

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The average interval between blocks increased slightly after halving - up to 10 minutes 32 seconds. The next mining difficulty improvement will occur in 5 days. It is estimated that complexity will be reduced by approximately 2%.