$600M Liquidated In Crypto: Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH) And Dogecoin (DOGE) Longs See Max Pain

More than $600 million was liquidated from crypto markets on Friday as Bitcoin BTC/USDEthereum ETH/USD and Dogecoin DOGE/USD shed over 10% of their value in a single day.

What Happened: Around 132,400 traders were liquidated in the last 24 hours as a result of the negative price action, as per data from CoinGlass.

The single largest liquidation order took place on Binance on an ETHUSDT pair worth $4.41 million.

Bitcoin BTC/USD traders were the worst off with $224 million of liquidations, followed closely by Ethereum ETH/USD traders who lost $212 million in the last day. In both cases, over 90% of liquidations took place in long positions. 

Dogecoin DOGE/USD also recorded a considerable amount of liquidations on Friday. Long DOGE traders saw over $5 million worth of liquidations, while shorts only saw $1.4. million liquidated over the last 24 hours.



Friday’s liquidations were the largest seen on-chain since Bitcoin crashed from $30,000 to under $22,500 in June.


Price Action: On Saturday morning, BTC was trading at $21,255, recovering slightly, while ETH was trading at $1,628 and DOGE was trading at $0.070, as per data from Benzinga Pro.