© Reuters. Someone Just Sent $72M In Ethereum To An Anonymous Wallet
What happened: $72,234,820 worth of (CRYPTO: ETH) was just moved between 2 anonymous cryptocurrency wallets in a single transaction.
This mysterious person’s Ethereum wallet address has been identified as: 0x373fc778091414eac7de63a996b1daf34d6e1aa1
$72 million worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0xca9f1f44b25fec3c573bfc5a69583021592ee126
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 62,337 Ethereum wallets with over $100,000 in ETH.
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Price Action: Ethereum is up 1% in the past 24 hours.
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Public Blockchain data sourced from Whale Alerts Twitter (NYSE:).
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