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SHIB Army Burns 1.6 Billion Shiba Within 24+ Hours as Coin Loses 3%

Wed, 04/27/2022 - 10:57
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Yuri Molchan
Over half a billion SHIB have been removed from the circulating supply since Tuesday morning, while the coin's price is dropping
SHIB Army Burns 1.6 Billion Shiba Within 24+ Hours as Coin Loses 3%
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As reported by a major SHIB burn platform and tracker of data related to incinerating Shiba tokens, over the past 24 hours, a whopping 1.4 billion meme coins have been moved to dead crypto wallets.

Besides, over the past few hours, roughly another 200 million were burned by the Shiba Inu community too. Thus, the amount of destroyed canine crypto since yesterday morning is over half a billion.

In the meantime, the second largest meme crypto, SHIB, has been declining in the past 24 hours.

More than 1.5 billion SHIB moved to dead wallets

@shibburn crypto tracker and burner has shared the news of another massive amount of SHIB burned since yesterday morning—a total of 1,461,828,101 canine tokens. Locking that much crypto in unspendable wallets took around 160 transactions, according to data shared by @shibburn on its website that collects info about burning SHIB on Etherscan.

Besides, more than 200 million SHIB were incinerated over the past several hours after the abovementioned tweet was published.

Massive 70 Billion SHIB Purchase Made by This Whale

New SHIB burn portal destroys 15 billion Shiba

The recently launched portal for burning Shiba Inu (burn.shibaswap) has been showing great progress by actively destroying SHIB.

As reported by U.Today recently, the amount of meme tokens moved by this portal to dead-end wallets has comprised an astounding 15 billion SHIB.

SHIB market performance

Still, this massive SHIB burn or any others made cumulatively have been able to impact the token's price. It has been down nearly 3% over the past 24 hours and shows a weekly decline of 7.84%.

On April 25, the coin demonstrated an over 10% rise, following the 20% spike of the leading meme coin DOGE on the news of Elon Musk buying Twitter.

On April 27, SHIB also went up 3.55%; however, between these spikes and today, the coin has shown a decline.

As of this writing, Shiba Inu is trading at $0.00002356, which is 73.47% below its October all-time high of $0.00008845.

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About the author

Yuri is a crypto journalist interested in technology and technical innovations. He has been in crypto since 2017. Believes that blockchain and cryptocurrencies have a potential to transform the world in the future in many of its aspects. ‘Hodls’ major cryptocurrencies and has written for multiple crypto media outlets. 

His articles have been quoted by such crypto influencers as Tyler Winklevoss, John McAfee, CZ Binance, Max Keiser, etc.

Currently Yuri is a news writer at U.Today and can be contacted at