Shiba Whale Moves 4.64 Trillion SHIB Tokens

Martin Walker
Sep 3, 2023 at 03:56 pm

A surprising occurrence in the crypto community involves a secretive Shiba Inu whale, who has orchestrated the transfer of a staggering 4.64 trillion SHIB tokens, equivalent to around $38 million, shuffling them between two undisclosed wallets, based on information retrieved from etherscan.

This incident unfolded amid the relaunch of Shiba Inu's layer-2 scaling innovation, Shibarium. In light of these developments, data stemming from the Shibarium explorer has unveiled a notable uptick in the number of addresses engaging with Shibarium, now standing at an impressive 634,479.

Simultaneously, there has been a recent surge in the volume of transactions on Shibarium, following a period of notably low transaction activity on August 23. However, by August 31, a mere eight days later, the daily transaction count had skyrocketed to 93,315, thus pushing the cumulative number of transactions executed on the Shibarium network to an impressive 698,642.

Furthermore, in a noteworthy turn of events, an astonishing 52 million SHIB tokens have been deliberately destroyed within the past 24 hours. Token burns such as these effectively diminish the available circulating supply, a phenomenon that typically leads to an increase in the value of the remaining coins.

As both the Shiba Inu community and the broader cryptocurrency landscape keep a watchful eye on these unfolding events, the true repercussions of these developments on the value and adoption of SHIB tokens remain uncertain. At present, Shiba Inu's SHIB token is trading at $0.00000796, reflecting a 3.2% decline, with a 24-hour trading volume amounting to $133,299,787, as indicated by CoinGecko's data.

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