Ethereum’s network has successfully implemented Constantinople and St. Petersburg network upgrades on the block # 7280000 without any chain separation.
#Constantinople is here and everything seems to be in order! If you are still wondering what's all this about, some reading:— MyEtherWallet.com (@myetherwallet) February 28, 2019
The delay explainedhttps://t.co/As9kYTiBA4
Simple forks overviewhttps://t.co/XXbt39n4S4
Official announcement of upgradeshttps://t.co/eNUhSn77PP
How this hard fork effects on ETH mining?
- Reduced rewards for miners. For each created block, miners will receive 2 ETH instead of 3 as it was before;
- The difficult bomb is slowly accelerating. The next deceleration of the ETH mining efficiency is scheduled on February 28, 2020;
- Reduced gas generation fees.