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You can do it from Find My iPhone on another iPhone, you just need to sign in as the person whose phone you're trying to find [or get them to do it]. Alternatively, you can find all members' phones if you use Family Sharing. I doubt there's any way to do it from an Android. That really wouldn't be considered safe.
If you had Find My iPhone enabled, then the thief would have needed to know your Apple ID login details to be able to remove it from iCloud. If you didn't, all they had to do was wipe it & it's gone.
About the closest thing that could reasonably be expected to the iPhone being "hacked" would be the thief guessing the passcode, and since you said you have a strong passcode, that probably won't happen. Because of this, you may as well hold off on wiping it; if the thief ever turns it back on you will see it in Find My iPhone and may have a chance of ...
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