According to Twitter user @shibburn, who regularly shares data from etherscan related to burned Shiba Inu tokens, over the past seven days, more than 196 million SHIB tokens have been taken out of circulation.
Over 196 million SHIB burned in past week
Overall, 196,308,991 SHIB have been sent to an unspendable Shiba Inu address over the past week, according to a recent tweet by @shibburn. That took 55 transactions.
So far, a total of over 410 trillion Shiba Inu (slightly over 41% of the supply) have been burned already out of the initial one quadrillion tokens.
Over the past eight hours, two transactions have been detected by etherscan that moved 2,256,803 Shiba Inu to a dead wallet, from which they will never be withdrawn or spent.
Every day, a significant amount of SHIB gets incinerated. Between Jan. 9 and 10, the overall amount of 13,493,759 SHIB tokens was burned.
Here's how much SHIB the top 1,000 ETH wallets own
Analytics collected by the WhaleStats platform show that, at the moment, the number of SHIB holders has reached a new record of 1,130,172.
However, the biggest 1,000 Ethereum whales also like SHIB and are holding substantial amounts of it. WhaleStats says that they are storing 52,092,562,202,880 SHIB in their wallets, worth $1,496,273,214. That is 14.4% of their crypto holdings.
FTX token is in a slightly higher position, second after Ethereum, and constitutes 14.52% of ETH whales' crypto riches. All in all, the biggest 1,000 ETH whales are holding $1,506,665,200 worth of FTX tokens.
UNI remains the most widely held token, and LINK the most traded coin.
? New Record: $SHIB reaches an astonishing 1,130,000+ holders.— WhaleStats - the top 1000 Ethereum richlist (@WhaleStats) January 10, 2022
Current Holder Count: 1,130,172
? The top 1000 ETH wallets are holding 52,092,562,202,880 $SHIB ($1,496,273,214 USD)
Source: https://t.co/keN3btSnKj#SHIB #ShibArmy
Whales buy another 6.5 billion SHIB
As reported by U.Today over the weekend, on Saturday, crypto whales purchased a staggering 6.5 billion SHIB within a single hour. It took them two transactions: 4,085,088,583 SHIB from Binance and 2,533,125,045 SHIB from KuCoin exchange.
One of these whales holds 367,052,255,525 SHIB in their wallet, which is equal to approximately $10,839,053.