Polygon zkEVM blockchain resumes operation following 10-hour outage

Quick Take

  • The Polygon zkEVM Ethereum Layer 2 blockchain experienced downtime on March 23, failing to sequence new blocks for over 10 hours. 
  • The Polygon zkEVM team has officially acknowledged the event and plans on releasing a post-mortem. 

Polygon zkEVM, the Ethereum Layer 2 network which was launched a year ago this week, suffered a recent network outage that saw its nascent blockchain grind to a halt for over ten hours.

Polygon zkEVM's block explorer shows an outage of about ten hours on March 23 between when consecutive