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eth_getBlockByHash RPC Method

Returns information of the block matching the given block hash. The API credit value for this method is 2.

Updated on
Jul 21, 2023

eth_getBlockByHash RPC Method

Parameters

hash
string
REQUIRED
The hash (32 bytes) of the block
transaction_detail_flag
boolean
REQUIRED
It returns the full transaction objects when it is true otherwise it returns only the hashes of the transactions

Returns

object
A block object, or null when no block was found
baseFeePerGas
A string of the base fee encoded in hexadecimal format. Please note that this response field will not be included in a block requested before the EIP-1559 upgrade
difficulty
The integer of the difficulty for this block encoded as a hexadecimal
extraData
The “extra data” field of this block
gasLimit
The maximum gas allowed in this block encoded as a hexadecimal
gasUsed
The total used gas by all transactions in this block encoded as a hexadecimal
hash
The block hash of the requested block. null if pending
logsBloom
The bloom filter for the logs of the block. null if pending
miner
The address of the beneficiary to whom the mining rewards were given
mixHash
A string of a 256-bit hash encoded as a hexadecimal
nonce
The hash of the generated proof-of-work. null if pending
number
The block number of the requested block encoded as a hexadecimal. null if pending
parentHash
The hash of the parent block
receiptsRoot
The root of the receipts trie of the block
sha3Uncles
The SHA3 of the uncles data in the block
size
The size of this block in bytes as an Integer value encoded as hexadecimal
stateRoot
The root of the final state trie of the block
timestamp
The unix timestamp for when the block was collated
totalDifficulty
The integer of the total difficulty of the chain until this block encoded as a hexadecimal
transactions
An array of transaction objects - please see eth_getTransactionByHash for exact shape
transactionsRoot
The root of the transaction trie of the block
uncles
An array of uncle hashes
Request
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curl https://docs-demo.quiknode.pro/ \
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-X POST \
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-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
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--data '{
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"method":"eth_getBlockByHash",
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"params":["0x829df9bb801fc0494abf2f443423a49ffa32964554db71b098d332d87b70a48b",false],
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"id":1,
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"jsonrpc":"2.0"
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}'
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