What happened: $56,438,975 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: 0xe3786bf25e15013fdda09dbe881529d44b9ca239
$56 million worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0x24179cd81c9e782a4096035f7ec97fb8b783e007
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 143,375.00 Ethereum wallets with over $100,000 in ETH.
Price Action: Ethereum is up 3% in the past 24 hours.
See Also: How To Buy Ethereum
Public Blockchain data sourced from Whale Alerts Twitter.
This article was generated by Benzinga’s automated content engine and reviewed by an editor.