What happened: $260,216,172 worth of Ethereum (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: 0xc39cc669a548c661dfa6b5a1eeaa389d1ec53143
$260 million worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0xf125b06bb26551d75e8f636927e76d82efbdb551
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 91,282 Ethereum wallets with over $100,000 in ETH.
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Price Action: Ethereum is down -1% 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.