Data shows that the number of lightning network channels has dropped to 34,701

According to 1ML.com data, the number of lightning network nodes continues to rise, while the number of channels continues to decline. Currently, the number of nodes supporting the network is 8,664, which has risen 4.25% in the past 30 days, while the number of channels is 34,701, down 9.6% in the past 30 days. Lightning network carrying capacity is currently 947.84 BTC, which is about $7.5034 million.