Returns information about a block by block number.


  1. QUANTITY|TAG - integer of a block number, or the string "earliest", "latest" or "pending", as in the default block parameter.
  2. BOOLEAN - If true it returns the full transaction objects, if false only the hashes of the transactions.
curl \
--request POST \
--header "Content-Type: application/json" \
--data '{


  • Object - A block object, or null when no block was found:
    • number: QUANTITY - the block number. null when its pending block.
    • hash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the block. null when its pending block.
    • parentHash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the parent block.
    • nonce: DATA, 8 Bytes - hash of the generated proof-of-work. null when its pending block.
    • sha3Uncles: DATA, 32 Bytes - SHA3 of the uncles data in the block.
    • logsBloom: DATA, 256 Bytes - the bloom filter for the logs of the block. null when its pending block.
    • transactionsRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - the root of the transaction trie of the block.
    • stateRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - the root of the final state trie of the block.
    • receiptsRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - the root of the receipts trie of the block.
    • miner: DATA, 20 Bytes - the address of the beneficiary to whom the mining rewards were given.
    • difficulty: QUANTITY - integer of the difficulty for this block.
    • totalDifficulty: QUANTITY - integer of the total difficulty of the chain until this block.
    • extraData: DATA - the "extra data" field of this block.
    • size: QUANTITY - integer the size of this block in bytes.
    • gasLimit: QUANTITY - the maximum gas allowed in this block.
    • gasUsed: QUANTITY - the total used gas by all transactions in this block.
    • timestamp: QUANTITY - the unix timestamp for when the block was collated.
    • transactions: ARRAY - Array of transaction objects, or 32 Bytes transaction hashes depending on the last given parameter.
    • uncles: ARRAY - Array of uncle hashes.
  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "id": 1,
  "result": {
    "difficulty": "0x7",
    "extraData": "0xd58301090083626f7286676f312e3133856c696e75780000000000000000000000b30a7b7deed830d85b67044806ccbf4e9170cbc005cdb02f19dd1c171175353f2760f9a6f2e0286b1af5d11fdec71a5f74585ba8360d53d16f86356feea65000",
    "gasLimit": "0x1312d00",
    "gasUsed": "0x0",
    "hash": "0xb80751527f32b3d03a0d66c193e2f6641d571b245ebc262b9edcf567ca9b09e6",
    "logsBloom": "0x00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
    "miner": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
    "mixHash": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
    "nonce": "0x0000000000000000",
    "number": "0x1b434",
    "parentHash": "0x40aaea0ba164521d28c980be5e87110f96d742c1e33c95ef095621b12048575f",
    "receiptsRoot": "0x56e81f171bcc55a6ff8345e692c0f86e5b48e01b996cadc001622fb5e363b421",
    "sha3Uncles": "0x1dcc4de8dec75d7aab85b567b6ccd41ad312451b948a7413f0a142fd40d49347",
    "size": "0x262",
    "stateRoot": "0xe049955c797987dfecb6dd415964d82371ccb927e18d321797bc7e8eda0667f0",
    "timestamp": "0x5ed60dae",
    "totalDifficulty": "0xbed6d",
    "transactions": [],
    "transactionsRoot": "0x56e81f171bcc55a6ff8345e692c0f86e5b48e01b996cadc001622fb5e363b421",
    "uncles": []

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