Powered By GitBook
eth_blockNumber
Returns the number of the most recent block.

Parameters

none

Returns

QUANTITY - integer of the current block number the client is on.

​Example​

Try out an example request using the Alchemy Composer tool!
Or check out the example below:

Request

Curl
Postman
1
curl https://eth-mainnet.alchemyapi.io/v2/your-api-key \
2
-X POST \
3
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
4
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_blockNumber","params":[],"id":0}'
Copied!
1
URL: https://eth-mainnet.alchemyapi.io/v2/your-api-key
2
RequestType: POST
3
Body:
4
{
5
"jsonrpc":"2.0",
6
"method":"eth_blockNumber",
7
"params":[],
8
"id":0
9
}
Copied!

Result

1
{
2
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
3
"id": 0,
4
"result": "0xa1c054"
5
}
Copied!
Last modified 1mo ago