As per data shared by the Glassnode analytics collector, the amount of Bitcoin withdrawals from digital exchanges has surged to a new major high.
On Monday, Bitcoin hit a new all-time high of $19,857.03. However, it has shown a slight decline since then and is now trading at the $19,615 level.
Community withdrawing BTC from exchanges
According to a recent tweet by Glassnode, the amount of Bitcoin withdrawals from crypto exchanges (1-day MA) has hit a high over the past 17 months.
It now totals 2,288.125 compared to the previous value of 2,265.875 recorded on Nov. 26.
Experts believe that this amount of withdrawals could be due to traders fixing their profits after Bitcoin hit a new all-time high on Nov. 30.
Besides, many are likely to be withdrawing in order to hodl their BTC in cold storage wallets.
As per an article from FXStreet, on Monday, major U.S.-based crypto exchange Coinbase faced a backlog due to an unexpected surge in withdrawals. Users have been taking out their funds as intensely as back in 2017, the article states.
It assured customers that all their funds were safe, however.
The revenue of Bitcoin miners from fees, as per another Glassnode tweet, has also seen a major rise over the past 24 hours (+106.6 percent).