There was another recalculation of the difficulty of mining in the bitcoin network, as a result of which the value reached a new all-time high.
According to BTC.com, on block 649 152, the difficulty increased by 11.35% to 19.31 T.
The previous record was set on August 24 at 17.56 T. The increase in difficulty was a result of the high speed of adding blocks to the blockchain in the previous segment.
According to BTC.com, over the past two weeks, one block has been added on average every 8 minutes 59 seconds, with a target of 10 minutes. The complexity adjustment mechanism is designed to correct deviations from the norm by changing the requirements for the calculations performed by the miners.
Based on data from Blockchain.com, the estimated average Bitcoin hash rate over 7 days continues to rise. Now it is more than 143 EH/s, also being at new maximums, and at the moment it recently exceeded 153 EH/s. At the same time, the Bitcoin market trades about $11,000, having risen by 4% over the week.