On 14 January 2021, 14:16:38 UTC, PrimeGrid's Fermat Divisor Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 2,392,218 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's “The Largest Known Primes Database” ranked 74th overall.
The discovery was made by Scott Brown (Scott Brown) of the United States using an Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-2697 v2 @ 2.70GHz with 120GB RAM, running Microsoft Windows 10 Professional x64 Edition. This computer took about 4 hours, 15 minutes to complete the primality test using LLR2. Scott Brown is a member of the Aggie The Pew team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.