24 Hours on the Blockchain

This is a visualization of one day's activity on Bitcoin's blockchain. The visualization runs from block 210,000 to 210,165 (the twenty-four hour period following Bitcoin's first "halving event").

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Each frame represents one block with the block number or height at the bottom right. Each circle represents a transaction. The size of the circle is proportional to the number of Bitcoins transacted. The circles are color coded as follows:

A directed arrow represents a flow of Bitcoins from the output of one transaction (at the source of the arrow) to the input of another (at the target of the arrow).