What happened: $271,455,893 worth of Ethereum ETH/USD was just moved between 2 anonymous cryptocurrency wallets in a single transaction.
This mysterious person’s Ethereum wallet address has been identified as: 0x91958113b6ffe2bb496be019dd0430668db023f2
$271 million worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0xe11970f2f3de9d637fb786f2d869f8fea44195ac
Why it matters: Cryptocurrency whales that own millions of dollars in Ethereum tend to move markets single-handedly. If the whale decides to exit this Ethereum position, there could be enough market impact to push down the price of ETH. It takes about $15 to $30 million of sell pressure to move the price of Ethereum down 2% on any given exchange.
You can view more details about the transaction here
According to Glassnode, there are 94,093 Ethereum wallets with over $100,000 in ETH.
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Price Action: Ethereum is down -5% in the past 24 hours.
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Public Blockchain data sourced from Whale Alerts Twitter.
This article was generated by Benzinga’s automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.