Movers and shakers: Top 5 whale moves this week

14 Dec, 2018 | Updated: 14 Dec, 2018
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Movers and shakers: Top 5 whale moves this week

Nothing gets the attention of crypto users quite like a massive amount of crypto being moved between addresses. This week we tracked some of the biggest moves in terms of USD price. 

The biggest day in terms of volume being moved in the top 5 whale moves, appears to be 10 December, which saw three of the top five whale moves occur. The biggest whale move saw over $76 million worth of BTC being transferred between unknown wallets, a staggering 22,006 BTC. The lowest of the top 5 saw $14 million moving from Poloniex to an unknown wallet. All transactions involved BTC being moved, mostly out of exchange wallets to cold wallets, with only one of the transactions going into an exchange's wallet. 

The #1 transaction which moved $76.8 million in BTC, had a transaction cost of $0.31. Ironically the smallest whale move in the top five (#5), which transacted $14.3 million in BTC, had a transaction cost of $84.98

5. 4,104 BTC (14,333,244 USD) moved from Poloniex to unknown wallet - 10 December 

4. 5,000 BTC (16,822,953 USD) transferred from Coinbase to Unknown wallet - 13 December 

3. 5,000 BTC (17,081,745 USD) transferred from Unknown wallet to Coinbase - 13 December

2. 10,888 BTC (37,858,546 USD) transferred from Binance to Unknown wallet - 10 December

1. 22,006 BTC (76,816,588 USD) transferred from Unknown wallet to Unknown wallet - 10 December 

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