On 17 February 2021, 14:27:08 UTC, PrimeGrid's Fermat Divisor Search found the Mega Prime:
The prime is 2,599,757 digits long and enters Chris Caldwell's “The Largest Known Primes Database” ranked 76th 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 5 hours to complete the primality test using LLR2. Tom Greer is a member of the Antarctic Crunchers team.
For more details, please see the official announcement.