$274M In Ethereum Was Just Transferred Between 2 Wallets

What happened: $274,046,462 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: 0xb7b9526e61738032cefaaaea37164e279ab87c76

$274 million worth of Ethereum was sent to an unknown recipient, with Ethereum wallet address: 0x1b17dd2bf6c4bcfcebb338c6aece37ece21ce230

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 56,606 Ethereum wallets with over $100,000 in ETH.

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Price Action: Ethereum is up 2% in the past 24 hours.

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Public Blockchain data sourced from Whale Alerts Twitter.

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