On 25 October 2020, 00:52:15 UTC, PrimeGrid's Fermat Divisor Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 2,197,597 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's â€œThe Largest Known Primes Databaseâ€ ranked 75th overall.
The discovery was made by Robert Gelhar (Gelly) 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 3 hours, 24 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR. Robert Gelhar is a member of the Antarctic Crunchers team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.