On 20 October 2020, 13:22:13 UTC, PrimeGrid's Fermat Divisor Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 2,001,550 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's â€œThe Largest Known Primes Databaseâ€ ranked 99th overall.
The discovery was made by Tom Greer (tng) of the United States using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) Gold 6140 CPU @ 2.30GHz with 1GB RAM, running Linux Ubuntu. This computer took about 2 hours, 38 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Tom Greer is a member of the Antarctic Crunchers team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.