Someone Just Sent $2B In Ethereum To An Anonymous Wallet

Someone Just Sent $2B In Ethereum To An Anonymous Wallet

What happened: $2,308,635,145 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: 0xea3ec2a08fee18ff4798c2d4725ded433d94151d

$2 billion worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0x0716a17fbaee714f1e6ab0f9d59edbc5f09815c0

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 64,846 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.

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