I had a weird earnings number off my pnode today of 28.391986414. Did the earnings change or is there another reason for this?
Node earnings will change in ~5 days. 29 OCT will be the one year anniversary of the mainnet launch. According to the whitepaper:
However, your Node may have been in a stuck shard. Depending how long a shard is “stuck”, block rewards for that shard’s committee can be significantly affected. An example.
The “extra” PRV dust may also be the result of PRV network fees for blocks your Node validated.